Yielding; Acknowledge that God Knows Best
Luke 11:5-10, Psalm 73
The point of the parable is not the ___________________ , but the ______________ of the one praying.
1. Remember the _____________ of God.
2. Consider the ____________ of God.
A. Am I praying for the wrong thing?
Yield – Lord, is this a dumb request? Teach me what to ask for.
B. Do my prayers conflict?
Yield – Lord, show me where my prayers conflict. Teach me your priorities.
C. Is my prayer an instruction rather than a request?
Yield – Lord, keep me focused on the end, rather than the means.
D. Is my prayer in alignment with kingdom values?
Yield – Lord, reveal to me the intentions of my heart.
E. Am I trusting in God’s timing?
Yield – Lord, help me to trust in your timing.
3. Yielding (in this instance) does not mean quitting! Pray persistently!
Asking – persistence with _____________
Seeking – persistence with _____________
Knocking – persistence with _____________