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Praying Scripture To Surrender

My favorite prayer strategy for my devotional time is an easy-to-remember acronym (especially if you are a fellow citizen of Ponca City).  PC-TIP has been the five ordered steps I use for praying for years.  Praise, Confession, Thanksgiving, Intercession, and Petition (you can see The Prayer Hand Illustration from which I derived my acronym here:

http://fbcponca.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/handpray.gif

Today I found another great way to use Scripture in your prayer time and wanted to share it with you.  Kevin DeYoung provides a simple formula for looking at nearly any Scripture and turning it into prayer.  Remember, always keep Scripture in context, even (especially) when praying.  Check out Kevin’s blog for a fresh approach to prayer.

http://thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/kevindeyoung/2013/01/04/how-to-pray-using-scripture/

Surrendering,

Andy

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