The Purpose of Prayer

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We often picture prayer as something we do with our head bowed, our eyes closed, and our hands neatly folded. But next time on The Alternative, Dr. Tony Evans takes us to the Lord’s Prayer where Jesus paints a very different picture. Discover how prayer can become an experience that bubbles up inside you.

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The Protection of Prayer

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We often pray to God to help us get out of difficult situations or circumstances. But next time on The Alternative, Dr. Tony Evans will talk about the kind of prayer that can help us avoid them altogether. It’s a look at finding God’s protection through prayer.

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The Pardon of Prayer

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God’s forgiveness is a gift – one we literally can’t live without. But next time on The Alternative, Dr. Tony Evans talks about the link between being forgiven and being forgiving. Discover the importance of checking your attitude before you pray for God’s pardon.

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The Provision of Prayer, Part 2

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You may have multiple incomes, but you only have one source. So next time on The Alternative, as Dr. Tony Evans continues his look at the Lord’s Prayer, he’ll talk to us about how God “gives us this day our daily bread” and how we can avoid the temptation to take his provision for granted.

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The Provision of Prayer

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God has promised to provide for our needs. Coming up on The Alternative, Dr. Tony Evans takes us to the Lord’s Prayer for a look at how we present those needs to the Father, and how he responds when we do. It’s a look at putting “first things first” when it comes to prayer.

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The Priority of Prayer, Part 2

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The Lord’s Prayer

Most of us have no problem praying for what we want—or even praying for others about what they want. Next time on The Alternative, Dr. Tony Evans talks about the importance of praying for what God wants. Be sure to join us for this look at getting our “prayer priorities” in order.

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The Priority of Prayer

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We often pray in the hopes of getting more of what we want. Next time on The Alternative, Dr. Tony Evans continues his phrase by phrase look at the Lord’s Prayer by explaining why, sometimes, we ought to be asking for the exact opposite. It’s a look at submitting to God’s priorities when we pray.

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The Program of Prayer

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The Bible tells us to bring our requests to the Lord. But next time on The Alternative, Dr. Tony Evans explains why those requests ought to have more to do with God’s agenda than our own. Find out why praying for our personal “wants” without considering God’s kingdom agenda is missing the point of prayer.

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The Paternity of Prayer, Part 2

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Prayer is a privilege, but Dr. Tony Evans says it’s one that we often misunderstand or take for granted. Next time on The Alternative, he’ll take us to Matthew, chapter 6 for a look at the model all prayers ought to follow.

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The Paternity of Prayer

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Dr. Tony Evans says that when we pray to the Lord, we need to remember who’s listening! Next time on The Alternative, he looks to the Lord’s Prayer for a lesson about how we can develop the same kind of intimacy Jesus had with the father when he prayed.

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