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The Lord’s Prayer

Prayer that Works

James talks about Elijah, who had learned how to pray “prayer that works“. God answered his prayers. But Elijah had to learn to pray. The Bible scripture is James 5:16-18 16 Confess your faults one to another, and pray one … Continue reading

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What is Prayer

Prayer is joining forces with God. Prayer is fellowship with God in carrying our His will on the earth. Remember what Jesus taught us to pray “Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven”. There is no … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer Sets the Direction for the Day

Morning Prayer Sets the Direction for the Day. A great Bible verse is Mark 1:35, “and  rising in the morning long before day, he went out and went away into a desert place, and there prayed“.  The Lord Jesus spent time … Continue reading

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Thy Kingdom Come – from John Calvin

This is a great prayer quote from John Calvin on the phrase  “Thy Kingdom Come” in the Lord’s Prayer.  Prayer is required to bring in the Kingdom of God.  The Kingdom is God’s rule over an area or situation. Don’t forget … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer – The Sermon on the Mount

Here is another Bible Prayer, a model prayer, an example prayer for us to follow. The Lord’s Prayer was given by Jesus while teaching on the Sermon on Mount. The supposed  location is on the north-west side of the Sea … Continue reading

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God Needs Man to Pray

When God created the earth and heaven, He did not need any help. But when God created man, He intended man to be a prayer partner. In a sense, God waits for man to pray before He acts.  In creation … Continue reading

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Very Simple Prayer – as the Lord Taught Us

When we just do not know what to pray, here is a really simple one that Jesus taught us.  So short and simple.  This prayer takes care of our needs and God’s needs.  It actually starts with God’s needs, which … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Teaching on Prayer – top key points

Matthew 6:10 Your kingdom come. Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. This is  a key part of the Lord’s prayer in Matthew six where Jesus is teaching His disciples a wonderful teaching on prayer.  Notice … Continue reading

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Lord, Teach Us to Pray

As the disciples saw Him pray  and they remembered that none can pray like him,  we can understand the disciples in Matthew 6, saying  “Lord, teach us to pray”. There is something about the Lord’s prayer that touched them.  I wish … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer in Brief

The Lord’s Prayer in brief. Now I know you are expecting a lot of points here but I am going to just give you the six or seven main points in outline form. Who We are Praying To Our Father, … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer (1) – Our Father who is in heaven…

I want to read a passage out of the book of Matthew. It says, “Pray, then, in this way. Our Father who is in heaven, may Your name be sanctified. May Your Kingdom come. May Your will be done on … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer (2) – Prayer like this

I want to emphasize the three points that are mentioned in the Lord’s prayer or this model prayer. There are three points that I think are very important. Number one, you have the matter of the name of God: “Let … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer (3) – Thy name be sanctified

Let’s continue on. The second point in this prayer is, “Let Your name be sanctified.” I know some translations have, “Let Your name be hallowed” or, “Hallowed be Thy name.” I like the word, “sanctified”. Or if I could take … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer (4) – Thy Kingdom come

Let’s continue on here with the Lord’s prayer. The next portion says, “Thy Kingdom come.” Now why would He say this? Well, today there are lots of kingdoms on the earth. You and I have our little realms and the … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer (5) – Thy Will be Done

Now the next portion of this prayer says, “Let Your will (God’s will) be done on earth as it is in heaven.” He is very specific in this prayer. He doesn’t just pray; “Let Your will be done anywhere” because … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer (6) – Give us this daily our daily bread

Now we come to the next portion of this prayer. Some translations say, “Give us this daily our daily bread.” I kind of paraphrased it, “God, give us today what we need for today.” This is an acknowledgement that God … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer (7) – Forgive us our debts as we forgive others

Let’s go on to the next portion. It says, “Forgive us our debts as we forgive others.” Or you could say, “Forgive us our sins, our mistakes, and our failures.” We need to admit that we, as human beings, make … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer (8) – Lead us not unto temptation

As we continue on with this prayer it says, “Lead us not unto temptation and deliver us from evil.” Jesus was admitting that there are temptations out there, and we will face evil. But in prayer we ask to be … Continue reading

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