Sitting at the Feet of Yeshua
We continue in our study of the Disciple’s Prayer by unpacking Matthew 6:9.
The purpose of prayer is to glorify God’s name, and to ask for help to accomplish His will on earth. This prayer begins with God’s interests, not ours: God’s name, God’s kingdom, and God’s will.
“Our Father in Heaven” ~ Matthew 6:9a
It might well be said that the word Father used of God is a compact summary of the Messianic faith. The great value of this word Fatheris that it settles all the relationships of this life.
It settles our relationship to the unseen spiritual world. Missionaries tell us that one of the greatest reliefs that monotheism brings to the heathen mind and heart is the certainty that there is only one God. Pagan gods must all be placated, and a person can never be sure that he has…
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