THE LORD’S PRAYER 2. HALLOWED BE YOUR NAME (Matt 6:5-15, Luke 18:9-14)

THE LORD’S PRAYER 2. HALLOWED BE YOUR NAME (Matt 6:5-15, Luke 18:9-14)

1. The CONTEXT of the Passage

a) The Sermon on the Mount (Matt 5:1)
b) Jesus is teaching His disciples (Matt 5:2)
c) Hypocrisy within religion (Matt 6:5-6)
d) The Model Prayer (Matt 6:7-9)
e) Our Father…..

2. The CHARACTER of our Father

a) Is holy (Luke 1:49)
b) For our sake (2 Cor 5:21)
c) Deserves glory (Rom 11:36)

3. The CALLING of the Disciple

a) Acknowledge the name of the Lord above your own (Luke 18:9-14)
b) Aim for holiness and avoid apathy (1 Pet 1:14-16)
c) Hallow His name:
i) In Prayer
ii) In Witness
iii) In Secret
A disciple of Jesus should glorify and set apart the name of the Lord from all creation due to the greatness of His character and His goodness towards us.
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