TGC Releases New Curriculum on Prayer

| February 12, 2015

Prayer, as we’ve recently highlighted at The Gospel Coalition, is both duty and privilege, both grueling and glorious. Every follower of King Jesus is summoned to enroll in the school of prayer. In a brand-new group study curriculum, D. A. Carson and Brian Tabb help us pray with the inspired apostle Paul. Our publishing partner, LifeWay, says of the study:

It’s doubtful there is any Christian who hasn’t sometimes found it difficult to pray. In itself this is neither surprising nor depressing: it’s not surprising, since we are still pilgrims with many lessons to learn; it’s not depressing, since struggling with such matters is part of the way we learn. God doesn’t demand hectic church programs and frenetic schedules; he only wants his people to know him more intimately, author D. A. Carson says. The apostle Paul found the kind of spiritual closeness in his own fellowship with the Father that’s available to all of us. Praying with Paul leads group members into the epistles to see what the apostle taught in his “school of prayer.” In eight sessions, group members will be exposed to the priorities of prayer, a God-centered framework for prayer, and practices for a more meaningful…

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