One day Jesus’ disciples asking Him to teach them how to pray. Pastor Colin talks about what we today call “The Lord’s Prayer.”
Six Things to Ask of God
The Lord’s Prayer is like six pegs on which you can hang all our prayers.
Suppose you are praying for a friend or family member who needs help or support in some way. What you ask for this person belongs under God’s provision. But then, what should you pray for this person under the other petitions of the Lord’s prayer? For example, what temptation will this person need to overcome in the challenge they are facing? Where will it be hardest for them to do God’s will? The Lord’s Prayer is given to shape our prayers. It teaches us how to pray.
From this Series
Jesus taught us to pray, Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. How will this prayer be answered? Pastor Colin talks about four wonderful ways that God answers this prayer – common grace, special grace, restoring grace, and saving grace.
Please open your Bible at Matthew 6:10. We are continuing our series ‘Six Things to Ask of God.’ Our Lord Jesus gave us the Lord’s Prayer to teach us how to pray. We saw that the place to begin is a relationship with God in which, through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, you come […]
Please open your Bible at Matthew 6. The Lord’s Prayer has six petitions that are like pegs on which you can hang your prayers. Everything you will ever ask of God belongs under one of these petitions. We’ve seen that there is order and progress in the petitions of the Lord’s Prayer. It all begins […]
Please open your Bible at Matthew 6 and verse 11. We are looking today at the fourth petition of the Lord’s Prayer, “give us this day our daily bread” (Matthew 6:11). We have seen that there are six petitions in the Lord’s Prayer; three are concerned with God and His glory, and three are concerned […]