Summary: The focus of this message is upon our heavenly Father.
9 "This, then, is how you should pray: "’Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, 10 your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. 11 Give us today our daily bread. 12 Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.’ (NIV)
I. God’s paternity (Our Father).
II. God’s priority (hallowed be Thy name).
III. God’s program (Your kingdom come, Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven).
IV. God’s provision (Give us today our daily bread).
V. God’s plans (Forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors).
VI. God’s protection (And lead us not into temptation,).
VII. God’s preeminence (deliver us from the evil one).