Among the building blocks of our faith lives—prayer, worship, the sacraments, Scripture and sacred community—prayer is arguably most vital. After all, prayer is an essential ingredient of all the others, connecting us with God and helping us draw closer together as God’s children. As both individual disciples of Jesus and as disciples joined in sacred community, we find that prayer aligns us with God’s purposes and gives us strength, courage, wisdom and direction

Download a free study guide for the article “Prayer without ceasing,” which appeared in Living Lutheran‘s March 2019 issue. The guide includes four pages of discussion questions and a copy of the article.


Robert C. Blezard
Robert C. Blezard is pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aberdeen, Md., and editor of Living Lutheran's study guides. Previously he served as an assistant to the bishop of the Lower Susquehanna Synod.

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