Praying by the Book

Speaker(s): Darrell Johnson
Date: June 27 - July 8, 2005
Length: 15:08:12
Product ID: RGDL3515S

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As disciples of Jesus Christ we seek to have our whole lives shaped by His Word. We want a Word-shaped understanding of the Triune God, what it means to be a human, ethics, morality, economics and politics. We want a Word-shaped relationship with the Triune God. This course, through lecture, daily times alone, and small group time, explores what it means to submit our praying (a) to the Psalms, (b) to the prayers of Jesus, and (c) to the prayers of the apostle Paul, then suggests a way to pray in concert with all three 'tutors'. Lectures include:

  • A Brief Biblical Theology of Prayer
  • An Introduction to the Discipline of Praying Through the Psalms
  • Praying About Our Enemies
  • Praying Out Anger
  • An Introduction to the Discipline of Praying Through the Psalms cont'd
  • Praying Our Lament
  • Praying Our Confession
  • Praying Our Cry for Intimacy
  • Praying the Lord's Prayer
  • Praying the Puzzling Petitions
  • Praying Our Gratitude
  • Praying the Torah
  • Praying Our Trust
  • A Surprising Call - Talk to Yourself
  • Praying with the Apostle Paul
  • Praying with Jesus
  • Questions and Answers
  • Summary

See All Audio by Darrell Johnson

Darrell W. Johnson is Senior Minister at First Baptist Church in Vancouver and former Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology at Regent College. Before coming to Regent he served for 30 years as Preaching Pastor for churches in the United States and the Philippines. He continues to teach as a sessional lecturer at Regent College.

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