Sermon Notes 2017 02 19 AM

February 19, 2017 AM
Rev. Stephen Dervan
#4 in series

Matthew 6:1, 5-15

1) Prayer __ a __.
"our Father" (v. 9)

Jesus opens the door to __
with the Father.

2) Prayer __.
"your kingdom come" (v. 10)

"Christians are afraid that prayer doesn't work, and
non-Christians are afraid that it does." – Jimmy Scroggins

3) Prayer __.
"give us this day" (v. 11)

The very act of prayer is an act of faith.

4) Prayer __ us to __.
"forgive us our debts" (v. 12)

__ people are __ people.

5) Prayer __ our __.
"lead us not... deliver us..." (v. 13)

6) Prayer __.
"pray for one another" (James 5:16)

"Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise. Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven. Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working." – James 5:13-16

- Vertical and horizontal

- __ is God's idea, while pride tells us to __.