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Pray This Way: The Divine Pattern of Righteous Prayer, Part 5

October 19, 2014 Pastor: John Fonville Series: The Divine Pattern of Righteous Prayer

Topic: The Lord's Prayer Scripture: Matthew 6:5–6:15

Pray This Way: The Divine Pattern of Righteous Prayer

Part 5

Text: Matthew 6:5-15

Introduction:

I. Jesus condemns unrighteous prayer. 6:5-8

II. Jesus Commends Righteous Prayer (6:9-13)

   A. Righteous prayer focuses on the adoption of the Father. v. 9b

  B. Righteous prayer focuses on the honor of the Father. v. 9c

Lesson:

C. Righteous prayer focuses on the kingdom of the Father. v. 10a

    1. What is the kingdom?

        a. The Pattern of the Kingdom, Genesis 1-2

        b. The Perished Kingdom, Genesis 3

        c. The Promised Kingdom, Gen. 3:15; 12-17

        d. The Partial Kingdom, Gen. 18-2 Kings

        e. The Prophesied Kingdom— The Latter Prophets (Isa., Jer., Ezek., Dan.), 12 Minor Prophets, and Ezra,     

            Nehemiah, Esther

        f. The Presented Kingdom (4 Gospels)

        g. The Proclaimed Kingdom- Acts-Rev. 20

        h. The Perfected Kingdom (Rev. 21-22)

Reflection:

“The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of His Christ, and He shall reign forever and ever.” Revelation 11:15

 

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