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Six Things To Pray For (9 of 9)
Series: Faith and Prayer
Dr. Larry Osborne
THE ALIGNMENT FACTOR
1 John 5:14
THE MOST MISUNDERSTOOD
PRAYER IN THE BIBLE
- It's a pattern to follow - Not a prayer to recite
Compare Matthew 6:9-13 with Luke 11:1-4/ Matthew 6:7-9
- It assumes a personal relationship with God
John 14:6/ Matthew 7:21-27
- All the pronouns are plural
Daniel 9:5-15 (We have sinned?)
SIX THINGS TO PRAY FOR
Aligning Our Prayers With God's Priorities
1. God's Reputation
Hallowed be your name …John 17:22/ 1 Peter 2:11-12/ John 21:19
2. Kingdom Expansion
Your kingdom come… John 3:3/ Romans 14:17-18/ Matthew 28:18-20 and Acts 1:8
3. Alignment with God's Will
Your will be done…Luke 22:42/ 1 Thessalonians 4:3; 5:18 and 1 Peter 2:15/ Romans 12:2
4. Material Provision
Our daily bread…Philippians 4:6 and James 4:1-3/ 1 Chronicles 4:9-10
5. Forgiveness of OUR Sins
As we also have forgiven…Matthew 6:14-15/ Mark 11:24-25/ Colossians 3:13
6. Spiritual Protection
Deliver us from evil…John 17:15-18/ Ephesians 6:18/ Luke 22:32/ 1 Peter 5:8
Food for Thought
(Questions and Scriptures for further study)
As we finish up our series on Faith and Prayer, we've designed this Food for Thought to give you some practical guidelines for your prayer life.
The following guide is intended to help you use the Lord's Pray ...
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