In today’s class we take up the subject: The Prayers of Jesus, exploring not WHAT He prayed, but HOW. Is it more appropriate to pray aloud, or to contemplate our petitions in silence? Is there a correct biblical posture for praying? We explore an unusual subject today … on Faithbuilders.
This session moves slightly off the beaten path with emphasis on the Ten Commandments. “God covenants with people and brings them into relationship, then He introduces commandments — relationship precedes commandment.” Dr. Nunnally offers a high reconnaissance of how God connects with His people, and how they are to connect with Him. — The second trail (off the beaten path) convenes a conversation on verbalization and oral tradition. “The ancients didn’t think their prayers, they prayed them aloud. St. Ambrose was considered a genius because he could read without saying the words verbally.”
John 14:15; Ephesians 1-3, 4:1; Romans 1-11; Psalm 19:14; Psalm 104:33-34; 1 Corinthians 12,13,14; Psalm 104; Matthew 11:25; Luke 10:21; Matthew 26:38-39