The Lord's Prayer
Preacher: Jeremiah Fyffe
The God who sees is the God who hears.
Our Need for Prayer
Is the Prayer to be Recited?
- REVERENCE | HALLOWED BE YOUR NAME
- DEVOTION | YOUR KINGDOM COME
- PHYSICAL DEPENDENCE | GIVE US OUR DAILY BREAD
- SPIRITUAL DEPENDENCE | FORGIVE US OUR DEBTS
- DISCIPLESHIP | LEAD US NOT INTO TEMPTATION
May my meditation be pleasing to him,
for I rejoice in the LORD
I will meditate on your precepts
and fix my eyes on your ways.
I will delight in your statutes;
I will not forget your word.
I remember the days of old;
I meditate on all that you have done;
I ponder the work of your hands.
Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart
be acceptable in your sight,
O LORD, my rock and my redeemer.
My soul will be satisfied as with fat and rich food,
and my mouth will praise you with joyful lips,
when I remember you upon my bed,
and meditate on you in the watches of the night;
for you have been my help,
and in the shadow of your wings I will sing for joy.
My soul clings to you;
your right hand upholds me.
O righteous Father, even though the world does not know you, I know you, and these know that you have sent me. I made known to them your name, and I will continue to make it known, that the love with which you have loved me may be in them, and I in them.
J. I. Packer
Father is the Christian name for God.
Luther was right. We best hallow God’s name when our life and our doctrine are truly Christian. When we pray, “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name,” we are dedicating ourselves to lead lives that reverence all that he is.
And he withdrew from them about a stone’s throw, and knelt down and prayed, saying, “Father, if you are willing, remove this cup from me. Nevertheless, not my will, but yours, be done.”
Celebration Song List
CELEBRATE Who God Is
Come Christians Join To Sing
CONNECT Our Need for Christ
COMMUNITY In the Word and Communion
Lord I Need You
CONTRIBUTION of Praise
Because He Lives (Amen)
Good Good Father
Community Group Questions
The Lord’s Prayer begins by calling upon the Father in heaven. How does “the Father who sees in secret” effect the way we pray?
There are five petitions in the prayer. Identify these five petitions and share your observations with the group.
Spend the remainder of your time praying out loud together through this prayer. The Community Group leader should guide you from one petition to the next.