PRAYER IN PUBLIC WORSHIP
A. It’s a responsibility and a privilege to lead prayer for the congregation.
B. Let’s focus on the responsibilities of the men who lead prayers.
I. Must be holy. 1 Timothy 2:8 (876)
A. “lifting up holy hands” is a symbol for a clean heart.
II. Must have the right relationship with the other members. 1 Timothy 2:8
A. Without wrath
B. Without doubting or disputing.
C. Forgiving. Matthew 6:14 (707)
III. Must pray with faith. Matthew 7:7-11 (707)
IV. Must be prepared. Colossians 3:23-25 (871)
V. A few practical suggestions:
A. The men who lead prayers for the congregation should be dedicated with the desire to
improve. Luke 11:1