In Case of Emergency: The Lord's Prayer


No mention if you could go to an elite university in every class top by the finest person in that field from all of history for instance. You could study music. Beethoven have a drama class taught by shakespeare. He taught political science by thomas. Jefferson how about a philosophy class top by cs lewis. Well we would like that because experts in the field. How about this class. Unfair taught by jesus christ. That sounds good to me. I'd be in that class. Who knows more about prayer than jesus. and so. that's what we're going to look at here. The disciples came to him. They said lord we have a question. Would you teach us how to pray. Jesus gave them this prayer. I'm going to be reading from matthew six versus nine to fourteen. And i'll tell you what i want us all to do this out loud together. This the new king. James version led three together in this manner. Therefore pray our father in heaven jala would be your name your kingdom come your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors and do not lead us into temptation but deliver us from the evil for yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever amen. But what does jesus teach us in this template for prayer. When you pray you say our father who didn't have a hollywood. Be your name your kingdom. Come your will be done unearth. It isn't even now if we wrote. The lord's prayer would probably sound like this. Our father warranted heaven. Give us this or daily bread. It's just get down to business. Here's my list. Now there's a place for petition. Nothing wrong with asking the father in heaven for what you need but notice that jesus says i take time affectively to contemplate the greatness of god now there are exceptions if you fell off a ladder and you're on your way down help we'll do okay. You can't even finish the lord. God help. But as i think about the awesomeness of god as i contemplate the greatness in bigness of god it will cause me to see my problem. Challenge need in a different light. It won't change it necessarily but it will change my perspective. I'll see it differently because listen to this. God is bigger than your problem. Whatever it is. God is bigger so my father would be name setup part beer name honored and glorified be your name. God wants us to bring our needs before him. Each and every day. God wants us to bring our needs reform. Each and every day versus eleven gives this day our daily bread. What does this mean. Well it's obvious brad. Bread was a staple of the first century diet so it includes that but bread speaks of everything it speaks of your finances. It speaks of a roof over your head. It speaks up your health just everything you need in life my daily bread and it's a reminder that everything i have in life is provided for me by god notice. It says kimmy. This team ideally bread. It doesn't say give me this month. My monthly bread or this year my yearly bread. The lord will sometimes allow things to happen in our lives. That will remind us. We need him every day. Maybe you're going through something like that right now. All of us said no you. You have this financial crisis all of a sudden you have this health scare all of a sudden you have this problem in your marriage where you have this problem with your kids or you have this other problem and it's god help that's okay. Sometimes he'll allow these things to remind us that he's the provider and we need to come to him each and every day not just asking for stuff but giving him glory for this stuff he's already given. when's the last time he just prayed. A prayer thanks our lord. Thank you for this. Thank you for providing for this. Thank you for my wife. Thank you for my husband giving them

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