Lord's prayer #2 aug 14, 2011

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Lord's prayer #2 aug 14, 2011

  1. 1. Virgin Atlantic asked their flightattendants about some of the more“odd” requests they have received from passengers.
  2. 2. ‘11Rediscovering the Good News that We Dare Not Forget!
  3. 3. The HeidelbergCatechism (1563) 129 questions and answers 52 Lord’s Day Readings
  4. 4. The Master’s HandbookMatthew 6:9-13 on Prayer August 2011
  5. 5. Prayer is . . .
  6. 6. A foundationalMatthew 6:9-13 truth . . . The Lord’s Prayer provides us a pattern for our prayers.
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. Matthew 6:12-13Forgive us our debts, as we alsohave forgiven our debtors. Andlead us not into temptation, butdeliver us from the evil one.‟
  9. 9. Matthew 6:9-13What does the Lord’sPrayer teach us aboutHOW we are to pray?
  10. 10. 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!
  11. 11. Concerning prayer, which form of prayer do you think gets the most attention?A. PraiseB. ConfessionC. ThanksgivingD. PetitionE. Other
  12. 12. The God to whom we pray . . . -The great Santa in the Sky - World‟s biggest vending machine -The ultimate app store
  13. 13. HOW we are to pray?Matthew 6:9-13Lesson #2. Prayer is more aboutGod than it is about us!
  14. 14. 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. . .
  15. 15. HOW we are to pray?Matthew 6:9-13Lesson #2. Prayer is more aboutGod than it is about us!
  16. 16. The pattern of the Lord’s Prayer . . .- Hallowed be your name- Your Kingdom come GOD!- Your will be done- Give us. . .- Forgive us. . . US!- Lead us not. . .
  17. 17. 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
  18. 18. HOW we are to pray?Matthew 6:9-13Lesson #2. Prayer is more about Godthan it is about us! We must pray about God’s name, kingdom and will!
  19. 19. HOW we are to pray?Matthew 6:9-13We must pray about God’s name! “Hallowed be Your name” To set apart; to make holy
  20. 20. Q.122What does the first request mean?
  21. 21. A. 122Hallowed be your name” means, “Help us to really know You, to bless, worship and praise You for all Your works and for all that shines forth from them: Your almighty power, wisdom, kindness, justice, mercy, and truth.
  22. 22. A. 122And it means, help us to direct all our living – what we think, say, and do- so that Your name will never be blasphemed because of us but always honored and praised.”
  23. 23. Psalm 8:1LORD, our Lord, how majestic isyour name in all the earth!Psalm 115:1Not to us, LORD, not to us but toyour name be the glory.
  24. 24. HOW we are to pray?Matthew 6:9-13We must pray that God’s name behonored! “Hallowed be Your name”
  25. 25. HOW we are to pray?Matthew 6:9-13We must pray about God’s kingdom! “Your kingdom come!”
  26. 26. HOW does God’s kingdom come to earth?Matthew 6:9-13 Through conversion
  27. 27. Colossians 1:13-14For he has rescued us from thedominion of darkness and broughtus into the kingdom of the Sonhe loves, in whom we haveredemption, the forgiveness ofsins.
  28. 28. Matthew 4:17From that time on Jesus began topreach, “Repent, for the kingdomof heaven has come near.”
  29. 29. Mark 1:14-15After John was put in prison, Jesuswent into Galilee, proclaiming thegood news of God. “The time hascome,” he said. “The kingdom ofGod is near. Repent and believethe good news!”
  30. 30. Mark 12:34When Jesus saw that he hadanswered wisely, he said tohim, “You are not far from thekingdom of God.” And from thenon no one dared ask him any morequestions.
  31. 31. all souls praying for lost soulsFIRST WEDNESDAY OF MONTH Beginning in October
  32. 32. HOW does God’s kingdom come to earth?Matthew 6:9-13Through conversionThrough commitment
  33. 33. Romans 14:17For the kingdom of God is not amatter of eating and drinking, butof righteousness, peace and joy inthe Holy Spirit.
  34. 34. Matthew 6:33But seek first his kingdom andhis righteousness, and all thesethings will be given to you as well.
  35. 35. Luke 17:20-21Once, having been asked by thePharisees when the kingdom ofGod would come, Jesus replied,
  36. 36. Luke 17:20-21“The kingdom of God does notcome with your carefulobservation, nor will people say,„Here it is,‟ or „There it is,‟ becausethe kingdom of God iswithin you.”
  37. 37. HOW does God’s kingdom come to earth?Matthew 6:9-13Through conversionThrough commitmentThrough consummation
  38. 38. Matthew 24:30At that time the sign of the Son ofMan will appear in the sky, and allthe nations of the earth will mourn.They will see the Son of Mancoming on the clouds of the sky,with power and great glory.
  39. 39. Revelation 1:7Look, he is coming with theclouds, and every eye will seehim, even those who piercedhim; and all the peoples of theearth will mourn because ofhim. So shall it be! Amen.
  40. 40. 1 Corinthians 15:24Then the end will come, when hehands over the kingdom to Godthe Father after he has destroyedall dominion, authority and power.
  41. 41. Revelation 22:20bCome, Lord Jesus.
  42. 42. Praying “Your Kingdom Come!”Matthew 6:9-13 the conversion of lost peopleThe commitment of God’s peopleThe consummation of God’s plan for the ages
  43. 43. HOW we are to pray?Matthew 6:9-13We must pray about God’s will! “Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven!”
  44. 44. Isaiah 53:6aWe all, like sheep, have goneastray, each of us has turned to hisown way.
  45. 45. Luke 22:42Father, if you are willing, take thiscup from me; yet not my will,but yours be done.
  46. 46. How often do yourush into God‟spresence, beingquick to makeyour demands oroffer your requestswhile giving littlethought to His will?
  47. 47. HOW we are to pray?Matthew 6:9-13Lesson #2. Prayer is more about Godthan it is about us! We must pray that God’s name be honored, his kingdom advanced and his will be done!
  48. 48. The Master’s HandbookMatthew 6:9-13 on Prayer Next Sunday: Lord’s Day readings #50-51
  49. 49. When you consider your prayers, how“God focused” are they?

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