Lord Teach Us to Pray, Part 4 (Luke 11:1-13)

Luke 11:1-13

Last week we looked at the first petition in Jesus’s pattern for prayer, “hallowed be your name.” This week we look at the second petition, “your kingdom come.”

We all desire a world where justice rolls down like water, where sickness and death ceases, where God rules the nations and the nations rule as God would have them rule, and where we behold the face of our Father in Heaven with unveiled faces. Many of us have given up on such a world. We have become too content with moldy bread, when a feast awaits us. God’s Word assures us such a day will come.

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Lord Teach Us to Pray, Part 3 (Luke 11:1-13)

Luke 11:1-13

Last week, we looked at the simplicity with which Jesus addressed God. This week we look at the first petition in his pattern for prayer, “hallowed be your name (Luke 11:2).”

Rarely will you hear anyone use the word “hallow” today. The word means to make holy.

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