Prayer for illumination (Part 5)

Prayer for illumination 5 5. The working of His great might in Christ Eph 1:19 …according to the working of his great might Eph 1:20  that he worked in Christ when he raised him from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly places, Eph 1:21  far above all rule and authority and power andContinue reading “Prayer for illumination (Part 5)”

Prayer for illumination (Part 4)

Prayer for illumination 4 ❖ The immeasurable greatness of his power in us who believe Eph 1:19  and what is the immeasurable greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the working of his great might Paul prays that we may know the greatness of his power. This power of God is immeasurable. Because itContinue reading “Prayer for illumination (Part 4)”

Prayer for illumination (Part 3)

Prayer for illumination 3 ❖ The riches of his glory of his inheritance in the saints  The second thing God wants us to see, know and savour is the glory of his inheritance. Take note of what this inheritance entails. It is God’s inheritance that he gives us. It belongs to Him, and He now offersContinue reading “Prayer for illumination (Part 3)”

Prayer for illumination (Part 2)

Prayer for illumination 2: The hope of our calling  Four things, to see and know and savour Eph 1:18 That you may know what is the hope to which he has called you, what are the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints, Eph 1:19  and what is the immeasurable greatness of his power towardContinue reading “Prayer for illumination (Part 2)”

Prayer for illumination (Part 1)

Prayer for illumination 1 Paul prays for illumination so that they may know Eph 1:16  I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, Eph 1:17  that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him, EphContinue reading “Prayer for illumination (Part 1)”

Lead us not into temptation

Preservation and protection (The protection of the Father)   “Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil”   • We need future guidance    Two things are important here. We have three enemies.    ❖ The flesh, the sinfull nature ❖ The world system  ❖ Satan and the demons.   They all tempt us everyday. We need GodContinue reading “Lead us not into temptation”

Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sinned against us

  “Forgive us our debts as we also have forgiven our debtors”   • Our greatest need is communion with God   When God is our Father it means we are in a saving relationship with Him. God desires that we as Christians maintain communion and fellowship with God. Things go wrong when known sins are unconfessed. Our greatest need is to maintainContinue reading “Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sinned against us”

Give us today our daily bread

 Physical needs are important (The Father’s sustenance)   “Give us this day our daily bread”   • God is cares about your physical needs   Because God is our Father he cares for us. He is our Provider. God as our Father is our Shepherd. And He is therefore concerned about all our physical needs. We as humans consist ofContinue reading “Give us today our daily bread”

Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven

The accomplishment of God’s will   We pray, “Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven”    We see, our first concern in prayer is God, His fame, his honor, his rule, his kingdom and his will. Before we get to our physical needs and spiritual needs we need to concentrate on God andContinue reading “Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven”