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"`Our Father in heaven,10 your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. 11 Give us today our daily bread. 12 Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.' 14 For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. 15 But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins. (NIV)
I. When You Pray, Pray _________.
A. Ask, Who Is My __________ ?
Secretly Audience Matthew 6:6 But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father , who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you. (NIV)
B. Ask, What Is My _____________ ?
Matthew 6:5 "And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by men. I tell you the truth, they have received their reward in full. (NIV)
James 4:3 When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, that you may spend what you get on your pleasures. (NIV)
II. When You Pray, Pray ___________.
A. Avoid ________ In Your Prayers.
Sincerely Hypocrisy Matthew 6:5 "And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by men. I tell you the truth, they have received their reward in full. (NIV)
B. Avoid _________ In Your Prayers.
Matthew 6:7 And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words. (NIV)
C. Avoid __________ In Your Prayers.
Matthew 6:7 But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen [do]: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking. (KJV)
III. When You Pray, Pray ___________.
Matthew 6:9 "This, then, is how you should pray: (NIV)
A. Start With _______.
Matthew 6:9 "This, then, is how you should pray: "`Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, (NIV)
2 Types of Praise
1. Thanksgiving is when I Praise God For ____________.
2. Adoration is when I Praise God For __________.
What He’s Done Who He Is
B. Seek God's _________.
Matthew 6:10 your kingdom come, (NIV)
C. Share Your _________.
Matthew 6:11 Give us today our daily bread. (NIV)
Romans 8:32 He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all -- how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things? (NIV)
Philippians 4:19 And my God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus. (NIV)
D. Seek God's ________. Pardon
Key: Be _________.
Proverbs 28:13 If you hide your sins, you will not succeed. If you confess and reject them, you will receive mercy. (NCV)
E. Secure God's ________.
Matthew 6:13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.' (NIV)
1 John 4:4 My dear children, you belong to God and have defeated them; because God's Spirit, who is in you, is greater than the devil, who is in the world. (NCV)