PRAYER IN PUBLIC WORSHIP
                                                              1 Timothy 2:1-8 (876)


    Introduction

         A.  Prayer is an important avenue of public worship.

         B.  Let’s focus on prayer by considering 1 Timothy 2:1-8.

     I.  The content of public prayer.  V1

         A.  Prayer:  General term that includes one or all of the following.
               1.  Acts 16:13 (816)

         B.  Supplication:  Petition for a particular benefit.
               1.  Matthew 6:11 (707)

         C.  Intercession:  To intercede for another.
               1.  Colossians 1:9 (870)

         D.  Thanksgiving:  Expression of gratitude.
               1.  1 Thessalonians 2:13 (873)

   II.  The subjects of public prayer.  Vv1-2

         A.  All men

               James 5:16 (894):  ______________________________________________________

               Matthew 9:36-38 (710):  _________________________________________________

               Matthew 5:44 (706):  ____________________________________________________

               Romans 13:1 (838):  _____________________________________________________

  III.  The leaders of public prayer.  V8

        A.  Men who have the proper relationship with fellow Christians and God.  1 Peter 3:12
              (896); Matthew 5:21-24 (706); 1 Timothy 1:3-7

Conclusion

        A.  Public prayer is a tremendous privilege and a great source of strength.