Read Luke 11: 1-13 again. Use the following 3 questions to better understand the passage, and write down any questions that come to your mind.
1. When you read verses 2-4 which phrase stands out as something the Holy Spirit may be emphasizing to you? Pause and consider that phrase.
2. In verses 8-9 Jesus praises the man’s boldness (lit. shameless persistence). This can help us focus our prayers on what’s really important to us and posture us so that, over time, God can shape our hearts on the subject. What are 3-5 things important enough to you to pray for with shameless persistence?
3. What do verses 11-13 tell us about the Father’s willingness to give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him?