A lot of us have said the Lord’s prayer many times. The disciples asked Jesus to teach them how to pray. Jesus was giving the disciplines an example of how to pray effectively.
Matthew 6:9 NIV: 9 “This, then, is how you should pray: “Our Father in heaven,
hallowed be your name.
Hallow means to honor, worship reverence and praise God. Psalm 100:4 says, Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.
Matthew 6:10 NIV: 10 Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.
Jesus said not my will but your will be done. The word of God is His will to bring heaven to earth.
Matthew 6:11 NIV: 11 Give us today our daily bread.
Lord, what are you saying to me today? Wait for God to speak to you. God also speaks through His word. Get you a scripture to meditate on and allow the word to speak to you. The word is God.
Matthew 6:12 NIV: And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.
Lord, forgive me for the things I have done that I am aware of and unaware of. God, any wrongs done to me, I forgive them. God, help me to forgive others so I can hear you properly and my prayers will go through to you. God, any sin in my life that is blocking my prayers, show them to me. Any unforgiveness in my heart toward someone, God show it to me.
Matthew 6:13 King James Version: 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.
Ask God to help you in areas that you are weak in. Ask God to keep you from evil and protect you. End your prayer in thanksgiving to God.
Prayer outline to connect to the divine!
Prayer: Lord, I thank you for being “I AM” and the creator. Lord, I operate according to your word. God, you lead and guide me. It is not my will, but your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. God, I repent of my sins and forgive others who have sinned against me. God, help me in areas that I am weak and fall short. I can’t do life without you in the center of it. God, protect me from evil and myself. God, I give you the praise in Jesus name! Amen.
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