The Master’s                  HandbookMatthew 6:9-13    on Prayer          August 2011
What is the difference between  a bagpipe and an onion? No one cries when you chop        up a bagpipe!
‘11Rediscovering the Good News  that We Dare Not Forget!
The HeidelbergCatechism (1563) 129 questions  and answers 52 Lord’s Day   Readings
The Apostles’ Creed The Ten Commandments      The Lord’s Prayer
The Master’s                  HandbookMatthew 6:9-13    on Prayer          August 2011
The word that best           describes my „prayer           life‟ is:A. VibrantB. GrowingC. FerventD. StrugglingE. Non-exi...
“At the opening of this       book, we invite our       readers to pause a       moment to ask       yourselves honestly h...
“Our guess is that mostof our readers are like us;we want to get thingsright, but we are morethan a little embarrassedto a...
“It seems, then, thatstruggle is the realisticword to describe thetypical Christianexperience of praying.” Prayer is . . .
“prayer”2002 = over 8,000 titles!2011 = over 70,000 titles!
Luke 11:1One day Jesus was praying in acertain place. When he finished,one of his disciples said to him,“Lord, teach us to...
Luke 11:2-3He said to them, “When you pray,say: „Father, hallowed be yourname, your kingdom come. Giveus each day our dail...
Luke 11:4Forgive us our sins, for we alsoforgive everyone who sins againstus. And lead us not intotemptation.‟
The Master’s      Handbook      on PrayerMatthew 6:9-13
Matthew 6:9-11This, then, is how you shouldpray: „Our Father in heaven,hallowed be your name, yourkingdom come, your will ...
Matthew 6:12-13Forgive us our debts, as we alsohave forgiven our debtors. Andlead us not into temptation, butdeliver us fr...
A foundationalMatthew 6:9-13      truth . . .   The Lord’s Prayer provides us a     pattern for our prayers.
Note the preface toMatthew 6:9-13                   the prayer . . . Matthew 6:9 This, then, is how you should pray . . .
Note the prior contextMatthew 6:9-13                   of the prayer . . . Matthew 6:7 And when you pray, do not keep on b...
Note the absence of inMatthew 6:9-13                 the New Testament of                  any disciple actually          ...
A foundationalMatthew 6:9-13      truth . . .   The Lord’s Prayer provides us a     pattern for our prayers.
Matthew 6:9-13   What does the Lord’s Prayer  teach us about HOW we are to              pray?
HOW we are to pray?Matthew 6:9-13Lesson #1. Remember who you’retalking to!
Matthew 6:9This, then, is how you shouldpray: „Our Father in heaven . . .
Remember WHO youMatthew 6:9-13                    are talking to! We pray to OUR Father! As our Father he desires to respo...
Remember WHO youMatthew 6:9-13                    are talking to! Galatians 4:6 Because you are sons, God sent the Spirit ...
Remember WHO youMatthew 6:9-13      are talking to!Matthew 7:7-8Ask and it will be given to you; seekand you will find; kn...
Remember WHO youMatthew 6:9-13      are talking to!Matthew 7:9-10Which of you, if his son asks for bread,will give him a s...
Remember WHO youMatthew 6:9-13      are talking to!Matthew 7:11If you, then, though you are evil, knowhow to give good gif...
Remember WHO youMatthew 6:9-13                    are talking to! We pray to OUR Father! As our Father he desires to respo...
How does onebecome a child   of God?
Released 26    #1 hits2002 Grammy for  Best Country  Song: Where Were You When    the World      Alan JacksonStopped Turni...
Were All Gods       ChildrenHere comes a Baptist, here    comes a JewThere goes a Mormon and a    Muslim tooI see a Buddhi...
Were All Gods      ChildrenWere all Gods childrenWere all Gods childrenWere all Gods childrenWhy cant we be one big happy ...
John 1:12-13Yet to all who received him,to those who believed in his name,he gave the right tobecome children of God —chil...
Remember WHO youMatthew 6:9-13                    are talking to! We pray to OUR Father! As our Father he desires to respo...
Remember WHO youMatthew 6:9-13                    are talking to! Matthew 6:9 This, then, is how you should pray: “Our Fat...
Remember WHO youMatthew 6:9-13                    are talking to! We pray to THE Father! As The Father he is able to respo...
Remember WHO youMatthew 6:9-13                    are talking to! Matthew 28:18 All authority in heaven and on earth has b...
Remember WHO youMatthew 6:9-13                    are talking to! Matthew 11:27 All things have been committed to me by my...
“Yes, the Father overall, who reigns in all the universe is, in fact, the    same Father who    provides our dailybread, f...
“He is God THE Father, and he  is God OUR     Father!”(Bruce Ware, Father, Son and Holy Spirit)
This past Friday,the United Stateslost its top-notchAAA credit ratingfrom Standard &Poors and isnow an AA rating.
When it comes to THE Father, He has no credit rating!Why? Because he does not needto borrow to honor his promises!Psalm 24...
Remember WHO youMatthew 6:9-13                    are talking to! We pray to THE Father! As The Father he is able to respo...
A foundationalMatthew 6:9-13      truth . . .   The Lord’s Prayer provides us a     pattern for our prayers.
HOW we are to pray?Matthew 6:9-13Lesson #1. Remember who you’re    talking to! - OUR Father – He desires to respond! - THE...
The Master’s                  HandbookMatthew 6:9-13    on Prayer            Next Sunday:     Lord’s Day readings #47-49
How‟s your  “prayer life”        doing? What step(s)are you going     to take to   improve it?
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Lord's prayer #1 aug 7, 2011

  1. 1. The Master’s HandbookMatthew 6:9-13 on Prayer August 2011
  2. 2. What is the difference between a bagpipe and an onion? No one cries when you chop up a bagpipe!
  3. 3. ‘11Rediscovering the Good News that We Dare Not Forget!
  4. 4. The HeidelbergCatechism (1563) 129 questions and answers 52 Lord’s Day Readings
  5. 5. The Apostles’ Creed The Ten Commandments The Lord’s Prayer
  6. 6. The Master’s HandbookMatthew 6:9-13 on Prayer August 2011
  7. 7. The word that best describes my „prayer life‟ is:A. VibrantB. GrowingC. FerventD. StrugglingE. Non-existent
  8. 8. “At the opening of this book, we invite our readers to pause a moment to ask yourselves honestly how you got on in prayer this week or first thing thisExodus 20:15 morning.”You shall not steal.
  9. 9. “Our guess is that mostof our readers are like us;we want to get thingsright, but we are morethan a little embarrassedto admit how far-reachingare the problems wehave in praying.”
  10. 10. “It seems, then, thatstruggle is the realisticword to describe thetypical Christianexperience of praying.” Prayer is . . .
  11. 11. “prayer”2002 = over 8,000 titles!2011 = over 70,000 titles!
  12. 12. Luke 11:1One day Jesus was praying in acertain place. When he finished,one of his disciples said to him,“Lord, teach us to pray, just asJohn taught his disciples.”
  13. 13. Luke 11:2-3He said to them, “When you pray,say: „Father, hallowed be yourname, your kingdom come. Giveus each day our daily bread.
  14. 14. Luke 11:4Forgive us our sins, for we alsoforgive everyone who sins againstus. And lead us not intotemptation.‟
  15. 15. The Master’s Handbook on PrayerMatthew 6:9-13
  16. 16. Matthew 6:9-11This, then, is how you shouldpray: „Our Father in heaven,hallowed be your name, yourkingdom come, your will be doneon earth as it is in heaven. Give ustoday our daily bread.
  17. 17. Matthew 6:12-13Forgive us our debts, as we alsohave forgiven our debtors. Andlead us not into temptation, butdeliver us from the evil one.‟
  18. 18. A foundationalMatthew 6:9-13 truth . . . The Lord’s Prayer provides us a pattern for our prayers.
  19. 19. Note the preface toMatthew 6:9-13 the prayer . . . Matthew 6:9 This, then, is how you should pray . . .
  20. 20. Note the prior contextMatthew 6:9-13 of the prayer . . . 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.
  21. 21. Note the absence of inMatthew 6:9-13 the New Testament of any disciple actually praying this prayer.
  22. 22. A foundationalMatthew 6:9-13 truth . . . The Lord’s Prayer provides us a pattern for our prayers.
  23. 23. Matthew 6:9-13 What does the Lord’s Prayer teach us about HOW we are to pray?
  24. 24. HOW we are to pray?Matthew 6:9-13Lesson #1. Remember who you’retalking to!
  25. 25. Matthew 6:9This, then, is how you shouldpray: „Our Father in heaven . . .
  26. 26. Remember WHO youMatthew 6:9-13 are talking to! We pray to OUR Father! As our Father he desires to respond to our prayers!
  27. 27. Remember WHO youMatthew 6:9-13 are talking to! Galatians 4:6 Because you are sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, the Spirit who calls out, “Abba, Father.”
  28. 28. Remember WHO youMatthew 6:9-13 are talking to!Matthew 7:7-8Ask and it will be given to you; seekand you will find; knock and the doorwill be opened to you. For everyonewho asks receives; he who seeksfinds; and to him who knocks, the doorwill be opened.
  29. 29. Remember WHO youMatthew 6:9-13 are talking to!Matthew 7:9-10Which of you, if his son asks for bread,will give him a stone? Or if he asks fora fish, will give him a snake?
  30. 30. Remember WHO youMatthew 6:9-13 are talking to!Matthew 7:11If you, then, though you are evil, knowhow to give good gifts to your children,how much more will your Father inheaven give good gifts to those whoask him!
  31. 31. Remember WHO youMatthew 6:9-13 are talking to! We pray to OUR Father! As our Father he desires to respond to our prayers!
  32. 32. How does onebecome a child of God?
  33. 33. Released 26 #1 hits2002 Grammy for Best Country Song: Where Were You When the World Alan JacksonStopped Turning?
  34. 34. Were All Gods ChildrenHere comes a Baptist, here comes a JewThere goes a Mormon and a Muslim tooI see a Buddhist and a HinduI see a Catholic and I see you.
  35. 35. Were All Gods ChildrenWere all Gods childrenWere all Gods childrenWere all Gods childrenWhy cant we be one big happy family?
  36. 36. John 1:12-13Yet to all who received him,to those who believed in his name,he gave the right tobecome children of God —children born not of naturaldescent, nor of human decision ora husband‟s will, but born of God.
  37. 37. Remember WHO youMatthew 6:9-13 are talking to! We pray to OUR Father! As our Father he desires to respond to our prayers!
  38. 38. Remember WHO youMatthew 6:9-13 are talking to! Matthew 6:9 This, then, is how you should pray: “Our Father in heaven . . .
  39. 39. Remember WHO youMatthew 6:9-13 are talking to! We pray to THE Father! As The Father he is able to respond to our prayer!
  40. 40. Remember WHO youMatthew 6:9-13 are talking to! Matthew 28:18 All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
  41. 41. Remember WHO youMatthew 6:9-13 are talking to! Matthew 11:27 All things have been committed to me by my Father.
  42. 42. “Yes, the Father overall, who reigns in all the universe is, in fact, the same Father who provides our dailybread, forgives our daily sins, delivers us from daily temptation, and leads us always in the path of righteousness.
  43. 43. “He is God THE Father, and he is God OUR Father!”(Bruce Ware, Father, Son and Holy Spirit)
  44. 44. This past Friday,the United Stateslost its top-notchAAA credit ratingfrom Standard &Poors and isnow an AA rating.
  45. 45. When it comes to THE Father, He has no credit rating!Why? Because he does not needto borrow to honor his promises!Psalm 24:1The earth is the LORD‟s, andeverything in it.
  46. 46. Remember WHO youMatthew 6:9-13 are talking to! We pray to THE Father! As The Father he is able to respond to our prayer!
  47. 47. A foundationalMatthew 6:9-13 truth . . . The Lord’s Prayer provides us a pattern for our prayers.
  48. 48. HOW we are to pray?Matthew 6:9-13Lesson #1. Remember who you’re talking to! - OUR Father – He desires to respond! - THE Father – He is able to respond!
  49. 49. The Master’s HandbookMatthew 6:9-13 on Prayer Next Sunday: Lord’s Day readings #47-49
  50. 50. How‟s your “prayer life” doing? What step(s)are you going to take to improve it?

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