Pray Like This - Matthew 6:5-13

September 11, 2022 Pastor: Terry Embke Series: The Life of Jesus Christ

Topic: Study of the Life of Christ Passage: Matthew 6:5–13

091122-“Pray Like This”...Matthew 6:5-13...

Top Ten Bad Prayer Habits:
10. My Prayers Are Just A Grocery List Of Concerns
9. I Make My Grocery List During My Prayer Time
8. I Only Pray By Myself
7. I See Prayer Only As My Personal Wish List
6. I Always Pray The Same Thing & Get Bored
5. I Only Pray When I’m In A Crisis
4. I Do All The Talking While I Pray
3. I Can’t Stay Focused While I Pray
2. I’m Just Too Busy To Start My Day With Prayer
1. I Don’t Pray At All

Matthew 6:5-13 ...“Whenever you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites, because they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by people. I assure you: They’ve got their reward! But when you pray, go into your private room, shut your door, and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you. When you pray, don’t babble like the idolaters, since they imagine they’ll be heard for their many words. Don’t be like them, because your Father knows the things you need before you ask Him. Therefore, you should pray like this: Our Father in heaven, Your name be honored as holy. Your kingdom come. Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And do not bring us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one. For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen”

Luke 11:1...“He (Jesus) was praying in a certain place, and when He finished, one of His disciples said to Him, “Lord, teach us to pray…”

Sermon In A Sentence: Pray humble prayers, confessing that God’s ways for your life are higher and wiser than your own.

Jesus Teaches Us To “Pray Like This”:
-Honor The Father’s Character v.9
-For The Father’s Kingdom & Will v.10
-For The Father’s Provision v.11
-Thanks For Father’s Forgiveness v.12
-For The Father’s Guidance v.13
-For The Father’s Protection From Evil v.14

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