Prayer Course - Week 8

November 3 - Discussion 4, Listening and Discerning

  • Relationship, conversation, communication

  • Where do we listen?

  • What is an ‘answered’ prayer?

  • Bruce Almighty, e-mail Prayer scene

  • Prayer: not a divine ATM.

  • When we pray with others, how do we listen for their needs?

  • What is a comfort to someone?

  • How do we empty ourselves to hear what God has to say? (Tao Fing Shan exercise)

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Possible Resources/Books

Evangelical Lutheran Worship

Evangelical Lutheran Worship: Leader’s Desk Edition

Sundays and Seasons

Evangelical Lutheran Worship: The Sunday Assembly

The Book of Common Prayer

Luther’s Small Catechism

Grounded in Prayer by Brent W. Dahling

Central Things: Worship in Word and Sacrament by Gordon Lathrop

Holden Prayer Around the Cross by Susan Brieh