Paul’s Prayer for Experience

We are going through a series of case studies on prayer and spiritual encounters in the Bible. This message explores the greatest stack of model prayers in the New Testament — all found in the epistles of Paul. Paul’s letters are filled with prayers, and they are probably the biggest single stash of prayers in the New Testament that will help us understand how to pray. 

The message of this particular prayer in Ephesians is that you should expect and seek profound, life-changing spiritual experiences of the love and joy of God. If we take a look and study the passage, we’re going to see: 1) Why we need it; 2) What that life-changing spiritual experience is; and 3) How to receive it.

This sermon was preached by Dr. Timothy Keller at Redeemer Presbyterian Church on November 11, 2007. Series: Real Spirituality – Prayer and Beyond. Scripture: Ephesians 3:14-21.

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