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5 Ways to Keep God on Your Mind as You Pray

  The focus of prayer must always be on God. True prayer reaches out to God and seeks to find God.  It meditates on God and internalizes God.  If we don’t do these things when we pray, if we go … Continue reading

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Five Purposes of Prayer—from The Lord’s Prayer

  I am not sure that there is any one purpose of prayer, however, I think Jesus has given us some very good purposes for prayer in the model prayer that He gave to His disciples (Matt. 6: 9-13).  If … Continue reading

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How to Carry Out Your Responsibility to Intercede

If you want to be a faithful priest to God in this area of intercession, you must first acknowledge your total inadequacy.  Hence, you must be totally dependent on Christ and the Holy Spirit to do this great work of … Continue reading

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How to Use the Lord’s Prayer to Aid You in Prayer

If you are struggling in prayer and are not sure that you are praying as you ought to (as God wants you to), I suggest that you use The Lord’s Prayer (Matthew 6:9-13) as an outline for your prayer.  Start … Continue reading

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How to Hallow God’s Name — from Matthew 6:9-13

First of all we should discuss why we should hallow His name?  There are several reasons to hallow His name.  Two reasons stand out to me.  First, the most obvious reason is because He deserves it.  He is God and … Continue reading

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Hallowed Be Your Name – What It Means To Hallow God’s Name

 This first petition in the Lord’s Prayer (Matthew 6:9-13) is designed to bring us further into the presence of God, but with the aim that God would be glorified.  Hence, when we pray “Hallowed be Your name,” we are in … Continue reading

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4 Things the Lord’s Prayer Teaches Us About Prayer

What the Lord’s Prayer Teaches Us About Prayer — Matthew 6:9-13 1.  It brings to us the way we ought to regard God when we pray.  Hence, when we pray “Our Father” we understand that we ought to regard Him … Continue reading

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