Hope Community Church
REFUEL Mid-Week Bible Study - January 16th, 2019
A casual, topical bible study to help "fill up your tank" in the middle of the week. Come as you are and dig deeper into the Word! • Hope's Coffee Café - coffee/tea bar in the foyer from 6:30-6:55 PM • Child Care (ages 6wks-5yrs) & Kids "Mid-Week Mania" (grades K-5th) provided
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  • Hope Community Church
    1240 Jay St, Waterford Twp, MI 48327, USA
    Wednesday 7:00 PM
Lesson 8:
Hindrances to Answered Prayer

Introduction:
In the two previous lessons we've addressed the need to pray and ways to pray. In this lesson we will consider why our prayers sometimes go unanswered.

Part 1 Review:
Two expectations regarding prayer:
• An expectation that we pray.
• An expectation when we pray.
Part 2 Review:
To move the hand of God requires that we pray… Reverently, Confidently, Privately, Expectantly, Persistently, Specifically, and Uninterruptedly.

Why do some of our prayers go unanswered?
Seven Hindrances to Answered Prayer:
1. Underestimating God
Seven Hindrances to Answered Prayer:
1. Underestimating God
2. Selfish motives
Seven Hindrances to Answered Prayer:
1. Underestimating God
2. Selfish motives
3. Marital conflict
Seven Hindrances to Answered Prayer:
1. Underestimating God
2. Selfish motives
3. Marital conflict
4. Jealousy and/or Pride
Seven Hindrances to Answered Prayer:
1. Underestimating God
2. Selfish motives
3. Marital conflict
4. Jealousy and/or Pride
5. Unconfessed sin
Seven Hindrances to Answered Prayer:
1. Underestimating God
2. Selfish motives
3. Marital conflict
4. Jealousy and/or Pride
5. Unconfessed sin
6. Partial obedience
Seven Hindrances to Answered Prayer:
1. Underestimating God
2. Selfish motives
3. Marital conflict
4. Jealousy and/or Pride
5. Unconfessed sin
6. Partial obedience
7. Half-hearted commitment