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Pray This Way: The Divine Pattern of Righteous Prayer, Part 10

November 30, 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 focuseson the provision of the Father. v. 11

 

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

            1. “Forgive us our debts” 6:12a

Lesson:

            2. “as we also have forgiven our debtors” 6:12b

 

Reflection:

1. The second half of this petition serves as a warning for the unforgiving.

2. The second half of this petition serves as comfort for the Father’s adopted sons.

 

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