PLIM STUDY QUESTIONS


Prayer and Its Power

Lecture Topic for March/April 1997

(See "Prayer and Its Power, Parts One and Two," Cover Stories

in the January/February, March/April 1993 issues of the "PLIM REPORT;"

Also Recovering the Soul and Healing Words: The Power of Prayer and The Practice of Medicine,

by Larry Dossey, M.D. (HarperSanFranciso publishers, 1993;

Healing and The Mind by Bill Moyers (Doubleday publishers, 1979)

  1. Define the word "prayer"?

  2. What other words are similar to prayer in the scriptures?

  3. What is the purpose of prayer?

  4. How does prayer operate?

  5. What assumptions are made when we pray?

  6. What did people in the Bible pray for?

  7. Why does prayer work?

  8. How was prayer performed before the Law by the Patriarchs: Noah, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob of Israel?

  9. How was prayer accomplished under the Law?

  10. . What did the Messiah say about prayer?

  11. . Should prayer be directed to dead saints, angels, etc.?

  12. . How is prayer performed under the New Testament?

  13. . Give examples of prayers being answer.

  14. . Why are some prayers not answered?

  15. . Is there any scientific proof concerning the effect of prayer?

  16. . What are the views of other Christian and non-Christian religions concerning prayer?

  17. . What are the principles that the Messiah said are implemented in prayer?

  18. . Should one have a script to pray?

  19. . How does one pray in the true names?

  20. . Is prayer in the true names more effectual than prayer without the true names?

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