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Draw the Circle: The 40-Day Prayer Challenge

Week Four - Think Long
Reminder: Watch this video the week of May 12 - May 18

This week, Pastor Mark teaches what it means to "think long"; encouraging us to realize that God's timelines are not always measured as ours are. In truth, some of the prayers you pray today may not be answered until long after you are gone from this life. Be encouraged as you continue in our 40-day prayer challenge, to not only dream big and pray hard; but also to think long.

Scripture of the Week

Jesus told the disciples a parable to show them that should always pray and not give up.
~ Luke 18:1 (NIV)

Discussion / Journaling Question

We sincerely believe this five-week online study will encourage you into a deeper prayer lifestyle. Let us encourage you, after watching each weeks' video teaching segment (and reading the corollary readings in the book and study guide if you've purchased those); to review the discussion/journaling questions we provide below. If you're doing this study "solo", let these prompt you in your prayer time, as you journal, or simply to ponder during your study time. If you are in a group setting for this study (face-to-face with others, or via social media or online tools); you may wish to discuss these with others in your "group".

Questions to ponder, journal, or discuss with others enjoying this study with you:

  1. Can you see prayers answered in your life today, that were prayed for you by others in years (or generations) past?
  2. What are you praying about today that will make a difference 10 years from now? A hundred years from now?
  3. What is more challenging for you in your prayer life, praying with persistence, or praying with patience?
  4. Be honest...how are you doing in this 40–day prayer challenge? Even if you've missed some days and are discouraged, don't stop circling in prayer!

Week Four Study

Watch: Session 4 video

Read: Draw the Circle Study Guide, pages 63-80

Suggested: Read this week's Blog

Optional: Draw the Circle (Book) Days 22-28 (pages 123-159)

Next Week

Session 5: The Ripple Effect

Available May 19 - May 25

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