Principles of Prayer - Review Questions (ANSWERS)

  1. What are the eight memory verses?
    "Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know."  Jeremiah 33:3.
    "Men ought always to pray and not lose heart."  Luke 18:1.
    "The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much."  James 5:16.
    "Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you."  Matthew 7:7.
    "If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear."  Psalm 66:18.
    "Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of Him."  1 John 5:14, 15.
    "Until now you have asked nothing in My name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full."  John 16:24.
    "And all things, whatever you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive."  Matthew 21:22.
  2. What were the five answers to the prayers of Elijah?
    • No dew or rain
    • Flour and oil not depleted
    • Raising of the widow's son to life
    • Fire from heaven
    • Rainfall.
  3. How did Elijah identify himself?
    As someone standing before the Lord in His presence.
  4. What were four answers to the prayers of Moses in the wilderness?
    • The nation of Israel spared
    • Bitter waters made sweet
    • Fire quenched
    • Miriam healed of leprosy.
  5. What are the five elements of the Disciples' Prayer?
    • Adoration
    • Submission
    • Petition
    • Confession
    • Praise.
  6. What are three areas of petition in the Disciples' Prayer?
    • Personal needs
    • Guidance
    • Deliverance.
  7. What is the two-fold emphasis of the Gethsemane Prayer?
    Intensity and persistence.
  8. What were the themes of Paul's four prison prayers?
    • Enlightenment
    • Comprehension
    • Christian character
    • A worthy walk.
  9. In Paul's prayer for enlightenment, what were four things he wanted believers to know?
    The hope of His calling; the riches of His inheritance; His resurrection power; His ascension power.
  10. What are four requirements for a worthy walk?
    • A knowledge of God's will
    • Fruitfulness in every good work
    • An increase in the knowledge of God
    • An empowering with all might.
  11. In Paul's prayer for a worthy walk, what are three things for which he thanked God?
    • Qualification
    • Salvation
    • Citizenship.
  12. "The Lord will not hear me" when?
    If I regard iniquity in my heart.
  13. "You ask and do not receive" why?
    You ask amiss.
  14. Christians should pray according to what?
    The will of God.
  15. What produces fullness of joy in the life of the believer?
    Answered prayer.
  16. What is the significance of praying "in Jesus' name"?
    We pray in His merit.
  17. To whom are all things possible?
    To those who believe.


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