"All have sinned and fallen short of the Glory of God"!
pT. 1 Get others to lead. !
Luke 11. vs. 1 - 4
How to pray.
Folk say don't need to taught to pray i.e. just talk
Not Scriptural : → Import taught how to pray.
Most difficult part of Christian life i.e. REAL Prayer
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Luke : → Q of test? truncated version of Lords Prayer
in Luke. ∴ Luke took main teaching of Lord
and gave us it.
Lord taught us How NOT A Ritual words to repeat.
NT. one expression used most often from OT. is Sovereign Lord
Names of God : - when Jesus asked v. import used term Father
for adressing God
(NOTE: 1. Don't be criticall of set form.
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Principles : Father : Jesus gives disciples privilege of addressing
God the way He did!
HALLOWED BE NAME
(NOTE) Many Orthodox Jews wouldnt say JHWH!
He said when pray say FATHER
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idea of even His chosen nation + brings it to a father
1. Often people are find fatherhood of God as a negative
thing i.e.. Not an idea of father who cares + loves.
be an idea of an evil + abussive father.
∴ Must be carefull because we have flawed parents
+ we can easily read into God the Father what we know
of our father
We must define a Good Father to avoid all.
2 Father idea of God is the same as God is
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prayer as if addressing Him as a pal.
+ abusing Him
i.e. when come to God many are terrified
Isiah, David, Peter.
NOT BE Blasé : - Must understand who God is
He can't look upon evil is often over stress
Love, friend Brother of God NOT SOVEREIGNTY, MAJESTY
CREATOR HOOD OF GOD.
IE WE CANT HIDE, OR BE LIARS TO HIM.
HE HATES ALL SIN!
"Most non Christians believe God is Love.
Many Christians find it very difficult to believe g God's
Love i.e. NO REASON WHY GOD SHOULD LOVE US.
BUT HE DOES.
So realise God is Love. Then what?
NOT A SHOPPING LIST.
1st Priority is that God be Glorified. i.e. Acknowledge
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- What is happening with God's name today?
Mockery, swear word. etc!
∴ we must honour + Hallow + Glorify HIS NAME
ie we want people to have a respect for Your Name!
This is often different priority than normal!
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Usually for the people presents bought?
: PRIDE ie pray and work so we can be
known as good such and success!
We want praise!
We need praise We are effected by others
words about us. But as a motivation
Praise of ME is a reversal of worth.
Must begin with prayer God.
Your Kingdom Come NOTE: Jesus found
prayer an agony
Kingdom means Gods rule in Gethsemane BUT
despite what he felt
said "Your will be done"
Pray 2 Kings
I. want Gods will in own life and in
lives of others around us. i.e. pray God will
reign in our lives
II. praying also for Second Coming
ie we don't long and pray for " "
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B Jesus wants us to long for Him
i.e. His spiritual reign
Bu also his phisical presence.
ie : Longer Jesus away we want him back all the
III. Most pray for Gods Honour, Glory
Reign + His Reigns advancement.
is * God first : in 1st 3 petitions
Give us daily Bread
I. Dont spiritualise. ie Solomon said neither // illegible //
or poverty i.e. what need for day!
Pray about food + daily needs + concerns:
II. This seems to go against attitude of society to materials
posesions i.e. our society says start saving up for
retirement + insurance etc. His attitude of
garenteeing provisions + be dependant on what have
is WORONG. - We can die, we are weak, the
economy may collapse,
The Christians must be dependant on God
totally and absolutly.
NoT Don't work by all is from Him.
rely on Him!
ie also guidance in what get, what
buy, what want etc Money, we wait till
stressed till pray about it. → pray every day!
If ca't Thank God for it shouldnt have it.
III. Must also pray for forgiveness i.e. come to
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ie Forgive Sins as forgive others
(God in view of our weakness + sins! contest
ie → if we are offended + are angry
+ hatefull we can't pray for own forgiveness
if we can't forgive why should He forgive
Lead us not into temptation: deliver us from
I. if temptation is at weak point.
Must pray. against temptation + for strength
Must also not look for temptation
We quickly out of our depth.
Must work out for self right way behave for
them i.e. compare self to Gods revealed word. + then
learn for self how to!
Don't be too busy not to pray.
→ Must pray more if very busy.
Pray for // name // : - // name // being treated
Bowels disintegrated. // name // progress amazing
very nearly to dye
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3 - 4 days crucially! Saturday Mission meeting