Praying Through the Bible Podcast

Short devotional commentaries on the prayers of the Bible, with background, meaning, and application.

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#1 Introduction to the Praying Through the Bible project

by Markus McDowell | Praying Through the Bible

In this episode, Dr. McDowell discusses how the Praying Through the Bible project began, what its purpose is, and how we will approach the study of the prayers of the Bible.

Resources Mentioned in this Episode
Praying Through the Bible (Vol 1): Genesis-Joshua (Paperback | Kindle | iBook)
Praying Through the Bible (Vol 2): Judges-2 Samuel (Paperback | Kindle | iBook)

#2 Studying the Prayers of the Bible

by Markus McDowell | Praying Through the Bible

In this episode, Dr. McDowell discusses the difficulties in studying the Bible, a collection of ancient documents. He suggests a common 3-part method which places a passage in its original context, explores langauge and culture, and critique our own viewpoints as we read the passages.

Resources Mentioned in this Episode
Let the Bible Speak: A Simple, Three-Part Method for Bible Study (Kindle | iBook)

 

#3 The Types of Prayers We Pray, Part 1 (Praise and Thanksgiving)

by Markus McDowell | Praying Through the Bible

In this introductory episode, we explore two of the most common types of prayer: praises and thanksgiving. What are they? What do they sound like? What are some examples from the Bible?

 

All Episodes

Podcast 6 – Prayer and the Name of God (Gen 4.26)

The first mention of prayer in the Bible is in Genesis 4.6, as people "…began to invoke the name of the LORD." The name used here for "Lord" is packed with meaning, and offers a lot for us to think about in our own prayers. Resources Context: Genesis 4.1-26...

Podcast 2 – Studying the Prayers of the Bible

In this episode, Dr. McDowell discusses the difficulties in studying the Bible, a collection of ancient documents. He suggests a common 3-part method which places a passage in its original context, explores langauge and culture, and critique our own viewpoints as we...

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