To Know the Love of Christ
We look to Paul's prayer for the church in Ephesus as an example to follow and also strive to be strengthened by Christ's indwelling presence through the Spirit. Awareness of God's great love for us in Christ is essential and transformative for healthy prayer lives.
1. What difference does it make to our prayer life when we more fully comprehend God's powerful, deep love for us?
2. What does it mean to be "rooted in love"? How do we remain that way?
3. Verse 20 is often corrupted into asking and hoping to receive something material from God rather than God himself. But in the context of the text, what is Paul asking for and what might verse 20 refer to?
4. How do we become strengthened with power through the Holy Spirit as Paul prays for?