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Many of us grew up learning to pray about the business of being a Christian. We ask for help to do the right thing, pray that our relatives will know God or petition him to bless what we are doing for him. We ask forgiveness about the things we do wrong, and return repeatedly for direction and confirmation, so we’re certain we know what we’re supposed to do. Our prayers feel like work – which is no surprise, because that’s what our prayers are about: work.
And those are good prayers, but as Christians, it’s so easy to make our whole prayer life into something where we’re talking about the business all the time. What about the romantic side of your relationship with God? When was the last time you asked Jesus to tell you what he likes about you?
This way of praying is called ‘praying your desire’ or ‘Questions for Jesus’. A cool thing about desires is that God designed us to be desire-driven, and put desire in our hearts to draw us to Him, because He is the true object of our desire. Desires will draw us to His heart. Praying our desires connects us romantically with God, which is the relationship He wants to have with us. It gets us out of treating Jesus like a boss and into treating Him like a friend and lover. Join us for this e-course and start learning to pray your desires!
The course has three parts:
1. An online study course through the ‘Thinkific’ platform with teaching videos, exercises, handouts and ways to share your learning with other participants.
2. A free app with devotionals from which you can share with others in the course, what you are hearing from Jesus.
3. A weekly ‘live session’ of 1 hr and 15 min over Zoom, so you can practice what you are learning with others on the course and ask any questions you might have.
Dates: September 17th – November 5th (8 weeks)
When: Live calls over Zoom on Fridays, 9.30 – 10.45 am AEST
Cost: US $49 (~ AUD 65)
Organised by: Kerygma Australia in partnership with Great Relationships (USA)
For more information: email us
To sign up: click here
Please note ours is the e-course on Thursday evening at 7.30 pm EST i.e. American Eastern Standard Time, which will be Friday morning for us in Australia. (The same course will also be run at 12 noon EST on Thursdays) If you are doing the course from another part of the world, please check the time of the ‘live sessions’ in your time zone and you can choose which time is more suitable for you.
Once you register, ‘Great Relationships’ will send you an email confirming your registration, and the timing of the course for which you are registering. They will also let you know how you can sign in for your e-course work on ‘Thinkific’ and send you the Zoom link, a little before the first live call on Sept.17th.