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”

Hallowed be your Name

The first priority in all prayer (The Father’s glory and kingdom)   Jesus said: Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.  Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.  • God’s Name and Glory  Whenever we pray, at any time of crisis or non-crisis, God’s name, God’s glory andContinue reading “Hallowed be your Name”

The Lord is my Shepherd (Part 8)

Psalm 23 Part 8 — He Is our Blessedness .. Our Benefactor.. I shall not lack any spiritual blessing in Christ Jesus (Ephesians 1:3). When we read further in the Psalm, we see that God blesses us with more things. He blesses us .. — with enemies and the valley of the shadow of death. TheContinue reading “The Lord is my Shepherd (Part 8)”