Jesus wants us to understand the necessity of persisting in prayer. And so, He asks a couple of important questions … What father doesn't want to give good gifts to his children? And what parent would ignore his child's request? But perhaps the reason He asked those questions is often overshadowed because of our own failures as earthly fathers … Today on Bold Steps we're going to be continuing our study of the Sermon on the Mount and Pastor Mark Jobe says that God wants us to know that He has the ability to answer our prayers … and to give us the desires of our heart that line up with His will. So, when Jesus asks the questions to get us thinking … He wants us to remember that we need to include the Father in the process …
Mark Jobe serves as president of Moody Bible Institute and host of Moody Radio's Bold Steps. He is the author of Unstuck: Out of Your Cave into Your Call (Moody Publishers). He is also the founding pastor of New Life Community Church, a Chicago-based ministry with 27 locations throughout Chicago. Mark earned a diploma from Moody in 1984, a master’s degree from Moody Theological Seminary, and a doctorate in transformational leadership from Bakke Graduate University. He and his wife, Dee, have three adult children.
Bold Steps with Dr. Mark Jobe takes you on the path to freedom and authenticity in Christ. With candid, topical teaching from God’s Word, Dr. Jobe offers simple gospel messages with the power to transform your life. Drawing on decades as a Chicago-based pastor, the new president of Moody Bible Institute brings clear Bible teaching to people from all walks of life.