Grand Parkway Baptist Church

How To Pray For Your Country Without Worshipping Your Country

February 17, 2021 Neil McClendon
Grand Parkway Baptist Church
How To Pray For Your Country Without Worshipping Your Country
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Grand Parkway Baptist Church
How To Pray For Your Country Without Worshipping Your Country
Feb 17, 2021
Neil McClendon

Daniel 9

1. The motivation for prayer, v. 1-2

2. The ingredients of prayer, v.3

a) fasting
b) sackcloth
c) ashes

3. The starting place of prayer, v. 4

4. The nature of confession, v. 5-19

* Notice how it progresses…

a) this is what we’ve done, v. 5-6
b) this is what we deserve, v. 7-15
c) this is what I am asking you to do, v. 15-16

5. The motivation of God, v. 16-19


Mental worship…

What most often motivates you to pray: fear, need or understanding?
Do you do anything outwardly to reveal to God what you are feeling on the inside? 
Is your awareness of your sin general or specific and are you aware of the difference this makes? 
Do your prayers demonstrate that you understand what God is capable of?
How will this morning affect or inform your prayers? 

Show Notes

Daniel 9

1. The motivation for prayer, v. 1-2

2. The ingredients of prayer, v.3

a) fasting
b) sackcloth
c) ashes

3. The starting place of prayer, v. 4

4. The nature of confession, v. 5-19

* Notice how it progresses…

a) this is what we’ve done, v. 5-6
b) this is what we deserve, v. 7-15
c) this is what I am asking you to do, v. 15-16

5. The motivation of God, v. 16-19


Mental worship…

What most often motivates you to pray: fear, need or understanding?
Do you do anything outwardly to reveal to God what you are feeling on the inside? 
Is your awareness of your sin general or specific and are you aware of the difference this makes? 
Do your prayers demonstrate that you understand what God is capable of?
How will this morning affect or inform your prayers?