Contributed by Ajai Prakash on May 12, 2015
In the OT times the leaders would come to the prophet desiring God to show them the way for the nation through his prayers. They were willing to obey God even if it was unpleasant for them so that they would have a good relationship with their Father.
Opening illustration: A mother was teaching her three-year-old daughter ‘The Lord’s Prayer.’ For several evenings at bedtime, she repeated it after her mother. One night she said she was ready to solo. The mother listened with pride, as she carefully enunciated each word right up