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Pray This Way: The Divine Pattern of Righteous Prayer, Part 9

November 23, 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 10

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

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

      D.     Righteous prayer focuses on the will of the Father. v. 10b

      E.     Righteous prayer focuses on the provision of the Father. v. 11

Lesson:

      F.     Righteous prayer focuses on the forgiveness of the Father. v. 12

              1. “And forgive us our debts”

 

Reflection:

“What is the fifth petition? “And forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors.” That is, for the sake of Christ’s blood, do not impute to us, miserable sinners, our many transgressions, nor the evil which still clings to us. . .”

 

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