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Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. – Matthew 6:10. God’s will toward us is a good and gracious will.  God wants us to be His dear children and to obtain life everlasting.  He wants us …

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Thy kingdom come! – Matthew 6:10. Not the Kingdom of Power is meant, for that comprises all creatures in heaven, earth, and hell. The Kingdom of Grace is meant, and the Kingdom of Glory.  That the confines of the Kingdom …

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Hallowed be Thy name. – Matthew 6:9. This is the first petition which we are to make.  We should pray that God’s name be hallowed among us.  What name of God?  Why, the name “Father.” We should beg God to …

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Our Father who art in heaven. – Matthew 6:9. The Lord’s Prayer is the best prayer there is, for it has been taught us by Jesus Himself.  And Christ instructs us to address God by the name “Father:” “Our Father …

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Pray without ceasing. – 1 Thessalonians 5:17. Scoffers would have this text say that Christians should do nothing but pray all the time.  But let us tell you what is meant.  When a little child is with its mother, and …

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  Pray everywhere. – 1 Timothy 2:8. Yes, you may pray everywhere.  Isaac had gone out to pray in the field at the eventide (Genesis 24:63).  To publicly profess his faith, Daniel prayed at the open window of his house …

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Pray for one another. – James 5:16. You must not only pray for yourself, my dear Christian, but also for others.  Christians should pray for one another. Since you should love your neighbor as yourself, you should also pray for …

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Because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of His Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father! – Galatians 4:6. Those who do not believe in our dear Savior, Jesus Christ, cannot truly pray in a manner well pleasing …

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Father, if Thou be willing, remove this cup from me; nevertheless, not my will, but Thine, be done. – Luke 22:42. We must observe a distinction in offering up our prayers.  When asking for things that are necessary for our salvation, …

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Be careful for nothing, but in everything, by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known unto God. – Philippians 4:6. What should we ask for in our prayers?  Dear Christian, do you not see what God …

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