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01-13-19 Kevin Goins - Praying the Lord's Prayer
“Praying the Lord’s Prayer” Matthew 6:9-13
When the disciples asked Jesus to teach them how to pray, he gave them the prayer we know as the Lord’s Prayer. Many people have committed this prayer to memory, but it also works well as a pattern or framework upon which we can build our own daily prayers. Each of the five petitions of the Lord’s Prayer gives us a piece of the structure which we can use to fashion an effective and powerful prayer
I The first part of the prayer structure is what we call w________ or a__________ (6:9).
II The second part of the prayer structure is s__________ or s___________ (6:10).
A. When we pray God’s will to be done in our life, we are surrendering our right to be the o____ who is in c__________.
B. But this request is not just about ____, it is about _____ people everywhere on earth.
III The third part of the prayer structure is p___________ (6:11).
IV The fourth part of the prayer structure is c______________(6:12).
. This petition makes our forgiveness by God depend on our w_____________ to forgive those who have _______ us.
B. This prayer is hard to pray because we so enjoy being _________ at those who wrong us.
V The fifth part of the prayer structure is the prayer for d______________ (6:13).
A. The best way for evil to hurt the progress of God’s Kingdom is to show that the work Jesus did on the cross is i______________.
B. E_______ is behind every sorrow and pain this world experiences, and so looking to Jesus to help us with t___________ will accomplish more than any political party ever could.
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