Praying “The Lord’s Prayer”

Luke 11:2-4, Matt 6:5-15

I-  Enter His presence with thanksgiving and praise

A.      Our Father who art in heaven

(Gal 4:4-7)

  1. Access the Father by the blood  (Rev 1:5-6) [p.1959] ( 1 Pet 1:18-19)
  2. Avail of Jesus’ High Priestly ministry (Heb 7:25-28
    • Hallowed be thy Name. “Jesus”  (Phil 2:9-11)
      1. Ability (Ac 4:7-10; Acts 3:16)
      2. Power/Authority (Mt 28:18-20, Mk 16:17-20, Acts 4:12)
      3. In Prayer (Jn 16:23-24)
      4. In Ministry (Jn 14:12-14; Mt 10:1-8)
  3. Redemptive Names of God -fulfilled in Christ, through the atonement
    1. [Ezk 48:35] JEHOVAH-SHAMMAH = “I AM THE LORD who is there”. 
      • (Mt 28:20) (1 Cor 6:19-20) (1 Jn 4:4)
    2. Jud 6:24] JEHOVAH-SHALOM = “I AM THE LORD our Peace”
      • Peace w/ God (Rom 5:1-2,11) (Eph 2:11-19)
      • Peace of God (Phil 4:6-9) (Col 3:15-17)
    3. Ps 23:1] JEHOVAH-RA-AH = “I AM/ the LORD your Shepherd”
      • (Jn 10:3-5, 10-16)(Heb 13:20) (1 Pet 2:25)
    4. [Gen 22:13-14] JEHOVAH- JIREH = “I AM THE LORD your Provider”
      • (Phil 4:19)(Mt 6:25-34) (3 Jn 2)
    5. [Ex 17:15] JEHOVAH- NISSI = “I AM THE LORD your Banner/Victor/Captain”
      • (Col 2:12-15) (Rom 8:35-39) (1 Jn 5:4)
    6. [Jer 23:5-6] JAHOVAH-TSIDKENU = “I AM THE LORD your Righteousness”
      • (Rom 5:17-21) (2 Cor 5:21)
    7. [Ex 15:26] JEHOVAH-RAPHA = “I AM THE LORD your Physician/that heals you”
      • (Is 53:4-5, Mt 8:17,  1 Pet 2:24) (Gal 3:13, Deut 28:60-61) (Rom 8:11) (2 Cor 4:10-11, Ex 23:25-26)

II-                  Establish your Priorities

A- Thy Kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven

  1. Key Areas of God’s Will
    1. Myself
    2. Spouse ( Col 4:12) (Phil 1:6, 2;13) (Heb 13:20-21)
    3. Marriage (Eph 5:22-23) (1 Pet 3:1-7)
    4. Children (Pr 22:6) (2 Tim 3:14-15)
    5. Family/relatives (Eph 1:17-23)
    6. The World/Revival (Zech 10:1;  Ja 5:7)

1.  Exercise my faith for my needs  (Deut 8:18)

B. Give us this day our daily bread

  1. Know & Be convinced of God’s Prosperity for us
    • (Ps 112:1-3) (3 Jn 2) (Col 3:24) (2 Co 8:9) (Phil 4:10-19)
  2. Be sure I am in God’s will  by obedience (Matt 6:33)
  3. Serve in the Church (Rom 12:3-8)
  4. Tithe (Mal 3:8-11)
  5. Give Offerings (Lu 6:38,  Mk 10:29-30)
  6. Help others (Eph 4:28)
  7. Claim Specifically what I want (Mk 10:51) (Mt 7:7-11)
  8. Be tenacious – Don’t accept defeat (Ps 23:1) (Ps 24:8-10) (Jn 16:23-24)

III-                Establish a Victory consciousness

A  He has “delivered us from evil” (Col 1:13)

  • Delivered from God’s Wrath (1 Thes 5:9)
  • Delivered from Temptation (Rev 3:10-11)

IV-               Close with glorifying God

For thine is the Kingdom, the power & the glory, Forever (Is 42:8)

But he has given it to us (Lu 12:32) (Acts 1:8) (Jn 12:22)