Day 1

The God Who Listens

from the Prayers in Scripture reading plan

John 11:1-44, Proverbs 15:29, Matthew 7:7-11, 1 John 5:14-15

BY She Reads Truth

Though Scripture contains many written prayers, like those found in the book of Psalms, and many teachings on how to pray, like the parables and sermons in Jesus’s ministry, this reading plan focuses on the prayers offered to God in the narratives of Scripture. Each day we’ll read a narrative that includes a prayer from an individual or group. Their prayers vary in length, type, posture, purpose, and God’s response. The secondary passages explore how the rest of Scripture speaks to the themes demonstrated in the main reading. 

While each account is different, every prayer recorded in Scripture teaches us about the unchanging God who invites us to speak to and hear from Him. These prayers model for us what it can look like to be in conversation with God. As you read, notice the posture and emotions present each day. 

Reading Scripture together is the centerpiece of what we do at She Reads Truth. As we spend time as a community reading Prayers in Scripture together, we encourage you to start by reading the daily Scripture on your own. Then join us here to engage and encourage one another as we respond to what we’ve read in the comments. 

Today is the first day of the community study on prayers in Scripture! What are you looking forward to in this reading plan? Share how we can pray for one another in the comments below. 

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732 thoughts on "The God Who Listens"

  1. Mariah Batchman says:

    Lord please help me to not be afraid to share your word with others and to stand firm in my faith.

  2. Haley Bell says:

    Jesus, please help me understand how to pray for your will to be done, and not my will. I want to trust in you, that you are going to answer my prayers, according to your will. Even though the outcome may not be what I want, you know that it is what I need. Thank you Lord.

  3. Traci Jefferson says:

    Lord teach me how to not only pray, but to have faith and patience for the things I pray for. Help me to understand that with you all things are possible.

  4. Paige Hopson says:

    Lord teach me to trust in you only. Teach me how to pray and Homy spirit guide me to pray for what I should pray for. Thank you Lord for your grace and strength. Amen

  5. Kameka Hoskins says:

    Lord, as I speak to you daily in prayer, help me to hear from you clearly. Lord, incline my ears and my heart to truly hear from you!

  6. Chloe Plunk says:

    I’m looking forward to forming a deeper relationship with the lord and gain a deeper understanding of the scripture. I hope to incorporate scripture I read into my daily routine.

  7. Nyasha Nyamayaro says:

    Lord teach me to rely entirely on you!

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