Pastor’s Devotion: The Lord’s Prayer (For Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever



Using the Lord's Prayer as a model to pray (From Insourcing by Randy Pope): 

1. God’s Honor: acknowledging his worth, glory and majesty.

“Our Father in heaven, hallowed is your name.”


2. God’s Kingdom: acknowledging his priority in the world and in your life.

“Your Kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.”


3. God’s Provision: acknowledging his trustworthiness to provide all we need.

“Give us this day daily bread.”


4. God’s Forgiveness: acknowledging your repentance and need of mercy.

“And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.”


5. God’s Power: acknowledging your dependence and need of grace.

“And deliver us from the evil one so that we may not be led into temptation.”