What the Lord’s Prayer Teaches Us About Prayer — Matthew 6:9-13
1. It brings to us the way we ought to regard God when we pray. Hence, when we pray “Our Father” we understand that we ought to regard Him as our father. Likewise, when we pray “Hallowed be Thy name” we see Him as holy. When we pray “Your kingdom come” we see Him as a king, our king. When we pray “Thy will be done” we see Him as our master and teacher. Then as we pray for daily bread we see Him as our provider. When we pray for forgiveness we see Him as our savior. And when we pray for leading and guidance we see Him as our shepherd and protector, the one who goes before us.
2. It shows us the spirit of true prayer. At each junction in the prayer Jesus conveys to…
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