This is a 20-question Bible study on the importance of prayer. It is adapted from Bible Readings for the Home Circle, copyright 1920. This is in the public domain, so you may use it however you wish. After the Bible study answers, I have made 4 free printable Scripture cards on prayer. They measure 5″ by 3″, the size of a postcard.
1. By what title does the psalmist address God?
2. Of whom does the Bible teach that God is a rewarder?
3. How willing is God to hear and answer prayer?
4. What above all else shows God’s willingness to do this?
5. Upon what conditions are we promised the blessings we need?
6. From whom do all good and perfect gifts come?
7. If you lack wisdom, what are you told to do?
8. How must you ask in order to receive?
James 1:6-7; Mark 11:24
9. Under what condition does the Lord not hear prayer?
Psalm 66:18; Isaiah 59:1-2; James 4:3
10. Whose prayers are an abomination, according to Solomon?
11. What did Christ say concerning secret prayer?
12. Where did Jesus go for quiet time alone with God?
13. For whom did Christ teach us to pray?
14. When praying, what must we do in order to be forgiven?
15. What should be a part of our prayers?
16. How often should we pray?
Ephesians 6:18; 1 Thessalonians 5:17; Psalm 145:2
17. How often did David say he would pray?
18. What is said of Cornelius and his family?
19. In whose name did Christ teach us to pray?
20. Why did the unjust judge answer the widow’s prayer?
1. “You who answer prayer.”
2. Those who earnestly (diligently) seek him.
3. More than our earthly parents
4. God didn’t even spare his own Son.
5. Ask, seek, knock
6. Father of lights
7. Ask of God
8. Ask in faith; believe; not doubt
9. If you have sin in your heart
10. Those who refuse to listen to God’s instruction.
11. Pray in a secret place, and God will reward you openly.
12. To a mountain
14. Forgive others
16. Always; without ceasing; daily
17. Evening, morning, noon
18. He prayed to God regularly.
19. Pray in the name of Jesus.
20. Because she was persistent
Adapted from Bible Readings for the Home Circle, copyright 1920.