Lord Teach Us To Pray


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Lord Teach Us To Pray

  1. 1. “ Lord Teach us to Pray” Luke 11:1 Great Commission Ministry
  2. 2. Luke 11:1 <ul><li>And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray , as John also taught his disciples. </li></ul>
  3. 3. 1 Samuel 16:7 <ul><li>But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Matthew 6:5-8 <ul><li>5 And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are : for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. </li></ul><ul><li>6 But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>8 Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Lord’s Prayer
  7. 7. <ul><li>“ Our Father which art in Heaven” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Hallowed be thy name” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Thy kingdom come” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Give us this day our daily bread” </li></ul><ul><li>“ And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors” </li></ul><ul><li>And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil” </li></ul><ul><li>“ For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever” </li></ul><ul><li>AMEN </li></ul>
  8. 8. Luke 18:1 <ul><li>And he spake a parable unto them to this end , that men ought always to pray, and not to faint; </li></ul>
  9. 9. I Thessalonians 5:17 <ul><li>Pray without ceasing. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Romans 12:12 <ul><li>Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer; </li></ul>
  11. 11. Colossians 4:2 <ul><li>Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving; </li></ul>
  12. 12. What can hinder my Prayers?
  13. 13. Unconfessed sins <ul><li>PSALMS 66:18 </li></ul><ul><li>If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me : </li></ul>
  14. 14. Carnal Motives <ul><li>James 4:3 </li></ul><ul><li>Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts. </li></ul>
  15. 15. PRIDE <ul><li>Luke 18:10-14 </li></ul><ul><li>10 Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican. </li></ul><ul><li>11 The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are , extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican. </li></ul><ul><li>12 I fast twice in the week, I give tithes of all that I possess. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>13 And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner. </li></ul><ul><li>14 I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other: for every one that exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted. </li></ul>
  17. 17. UNBELIEF <ul><li>James 1:5-6 </li></ul><ul><li>5 If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. </li></ul><ul><li>6 But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Insincerity <ul><li>Matthew 6:5 </li></ul><ul><li>And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are : for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Domestic Problems <ul><li>1 Peter 3:7 </li></ul><ul><li>Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Robbing GOD <ul><li>Malachi 3:8-10 </li></ul><ul><li>Will a man rob God? Yet ye have robbed me. But ye say, Wherein have we robbed thee? In tithes and offerings. </li></ul><ul><li>Ye are cursed with a curse: for ye have robbed me, even this whole nation. </li></ul><ul><li>10 Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the LORD of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it . </li></ul>
  21. 21. Refusing to forgive or be forgiven <ul><li>Matthew 5:23-24 </li></ul><ul><li>Therefore if thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath ought against thee; </li></ul><ul><li>Leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way; first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Refusing to submit to Biblical teaching <ul><li>Proverbs 28:9 </li></ul><ul><li>He that turneth away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer shall be abomination. </li></ul>
  23. 23. God bless you in Jesus name!