Lord's prayer #3 aug 21, 2011

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Lord's prayer #3 aug 21, 2011

  1. 1. The Master’s HandbookMatthew 6:9-13 on Prayer August 2011
  2. 2. The Master’s HandbookMatthew 6:9-13 on Prayer August 2011
  3. 3. Prayer is . . .
  4. 4. Matthew 6:9-10This, 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.
  5. 5. Matthew 6:11-13Give us today our daily bread.Forgive us our debts, as we alsohave forgiven our debtors. Andlead us not into temptation, butdeliver us from the evil one.‟
  6. 6. A foundationalMatthew 6:9-13 truth . . . The Lord’s Prayer provides us a pattern for our prayers.
  7. 7. Matthew 6:9-13What does the Lord’sPrayer teach us aboutHOW we are to pray?
  8. 8. 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!
  9. 9. HOW we are to pray?Matthew 6:9-13Lesson #2. Prayer is more aboutGod than it is about us!
  10. 10. How many requests does the Lord’s Prayer contain?- Hallowed be your name- Your Kingdom come GOD!- Your will be done- Give us. . .- Forgive us. . . US!- Lead us not. . .
  11. 11. The pattern of the Lord’s Prayer . . .- Give us. . .- Forgive us. . . US!- Lead us not. . .- Hallowed be your name- Your Kingdom come GOD!- Your will be done
  12. 12. HOW we are to pray?Matthew 6:9-13Lesson #2. Prayer is more aboutGod than it is about us!We must pray that God’s name behonored, his kingdom advanced andhis will be done!
  13. 13. HOW we are to pray?Matthew 6:9-13Lesson #3. When it comes to askingAbba, make it your practice to ask onbehalf of others before asking foryourself!
  14. 14. Matthew 6:11-13Give me this day my daily bread.Forgive me my debts, as I alsohave forgiven my debtors. Andlead me not into temptation, butdeliver me from the evil one.‟
  15. 15. Matthew 6:11-13Give us this day our daily bread.Forgive us our debts, as we alsohave forgiven our debtors. Andlead us not into temptation, butdeliver us from the evil one.‟
  16. 16. Philippians 2:3-4Do nothing from rivalry or conceit,but in humility count others moresignificant than yourselves. Leteach of you look not only to hisown interests, but also to theinterests of others.
  17. 17. Thomas Robert E.‘Stonewall’ Lee Jackson
  18. 18. “Tell the general that Iprayed for himlast night like I have never prayed for myself.”
  19. 19. Ephesians 6:18And pray in the Spirit on alloccasions with all kinds of prayersand requests. With this in mind, bealert and always keep on prayingfor all the saints.
  20. 20. Are youpraying forothers on anykind ofconsistentbasis?
  21. 21. HOW we are to pray?Matthew 6:9-13Lesson #3. When it comes to askingAbba, make it your practice to ask onbehalf of others before asking foryourself!
  22. 22. HOW we are to pray?Matthew 6:9-13Lesson #4 – Prayer is to involveaddressing the needs of both bodyAND soul!
  23. 23. Physical or Spiritual Needs?Daily bread Physical - God‟s provisionForgiveness Spiritual - God‟s pardonTemptation/Evil Spiritual - God‟s protection
  24. 24. HOW we are to pray?Matthew 6:9-13Give us this day our daily bread. Ask Abba for what you NEED!
  25. 25. “WE ask not, because wethink we need not. Deepdown we feel securewhen we have money inthe bank, a healthy reportfrom the doctor andpowerful people on ourside. We do not trust inGod alone.”
  26. 26. HOW we are to pray?Matthew 6:9-13Forgive us our debts as we forgiveour debtors.Our soul’s greatest need is theforgiveness of God!
  27. 27. Romans 3:23For all have sinned and fall shortof the glory of God.Romans 6:23For the wages of sin is death . . .
  28. 28. 1 Peter 3:18For Christ died for sins oncefor all, the righteous for theunrighteous, to bring you to God.
  29. 29. HOW we are to pray?Matthew 6:9-13Forgive us our debts as we forgiveour debtors.
  30. 30. Romans 8:1Therefore, there is now nocondemnation for those who arein Christ Jesus.
  31. 31. Amazing love! How can it be? That Thou, my God, shouldst die for me??Are YOU forgiven today?
  32. 32. HOW we are to pray?Matthew 6:9-13Forgive us our debts as we forgiveour debtors.
  33. 33. “You and I deserve hell. We were hopeless, helpless, and heavenless. But now we have life, redemption,forgiveness and glory. If our livesare still marked by bitterness,grudges, and thoughts of retribution,we just don‟t get it. You haven’tunderstood forgiveness untilyou’ve given it away.” (Kevin DeYoung)
  34. 34. HOW we are to pray?Matthew 6:9-13And lead us not into temptation, butdeliver us from the Evil One.
  35. 35. Ephesians 6:10-11Finally, be strong in the Lord andin his mighty power. Put on the fullarmor of God so that you can takeyour stand against the devil‟sschemes.
  36. 36. Ephesians 6:12For our struggle is not against fleshand blood, but against the rulers,against the authorities, against thepowers of this dark world andagainst the spiritual forces of evil inthe heavenly realms.
  37. 37. 1 Peter 5:8-9aBe self-controlled and alert. Yourenemy the devil prowls around likea roaring lion looking for someoneto devour. Resist him, standing firmin the faith.
  38. 38. “When it comes to spiritualbattle, we suffer from grossoverconfidence. Our swornenemies – the flesh, the worldand the Devil – are not at rest,so neither should we be…
  39. 39. “This very day we will facetemptations to cave to peerpressure, temptations tofollow that alluring link on theInternet, temptations to badmouth our parents,temptations to makeshipwreck of the faith. . .
  40. 40. “How earnestly we ought topray for protection against ourthoughts, the worlds‟ lies, andthe Devil‟s stratagems.”(Kevin DeYoung)
  41. 41. ‘11Rediscovering the Good News that We Dare Not Forget!
  42. 42. The Master’s HandbookMatthew 6:9-13 on Prayer Next Sunday: Read Epilogue of DeYoung
  43. 43. HOW we are to pray?Matthew 6:9-13Lesson #3. When it comes to askingAbba, make it your practice to ask onbehalf of others before asking foryourself!
  44. 44. How much ofyour prayersfocus on the needs of others?
  45. 45. HOW we are to pray?Matthew 6:9-13Lesson #4 – Prayer is to involveaddressing the needs of both bodyAND soul!
  46. 46. How often do you pray for the needs ofyour soul (and the spiritual needs of others)?

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