The Lord’s Prayer

Pray Then Like This Matthew 6:5-13 (ESV) “And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret....

July 12, 2018 · 1 min · Joseph Louthan

The Lord’s Prayer: Do What He Does

Ezekiel 11:19-20 And I will give them one heart, and a new spirit I will put within them. I will remove the heart of stone from their flesh and give them a heart of flesh, that they may walk in my statutes and keep my rules and obey them. And they shall be my people, and I will be their God. Do What He Does My Father I hear Your words....

July 19, 2018 · 2 min · Joseph Louthan

The Lord’s Prayer: Our Father in Heaven

Romans 8:14-17 For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God. For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!” The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs—heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, provided we suffer with him in order that we may also be glorified with him....

July 26, 2018 · 4 min · Joseph Louthan

The Lord’s Prayer: Hallowed Be Your Name

Revelation 4:8 And the four living creatures, each of them with six wings, are full of eyes all around and within, and day and night they never cease to say, “Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord God Almighty, who was and is and is to come!” Hallowed Be Your Name My Father Because You are my good Father in heaven, I now get to say this: You are holy....

August 2, 2018 · 2 min · Joseph Louthan

The Lord’s Prayer: Your Kingdom Come

Matthew 16:15-19 He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” Simon Peter replied, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” And Jesus answered him, “Blessed are you, Simon Bar-Jonah! For flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but my Father who is in heaven. There is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ, who is Sovereign over all, does not cry: ‘Mine!...

August 9, 2018 · 3 min · Joseph Louthan

The Lord’s Prayer: Your Will Be Done

Ephesians 1:11-14 In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will, so that we who were the first to hope in Christ might be to the praise of his glory. In him you also, when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, and believed in him, were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit, who is the guarantee of our inheritance until we acquire possession of it, to the praise of his glory....

August 16, 2018 · 4 min · Joseph Louthan

The Lord’s Prayer: On Earth As Is It In Heaven

Psalms 73:21-28 (ESV) When my soul was embittered, when I was pricked in heart, I was brutish and ignorant; I was like a beast toward you. Nevertheless, I am continually with you; you hold my right hand. You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will receive me to glory. Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you....

August 23, 2018 · 6 min · Joseph Louthan

The Lord's Prayer: Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread

Matthew 6:11 Give us this day our daily bread Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread My Provider What is your provision for me? Do I need food, shelter, and water just to stay alive? But what is life? Is it that my heart pumps blood or my lungs breath in and out air? Is it because my skin is warm to the touch? No. It is not merely those things....

November 7, 2019 · 3 min · Joseph Louthan

The Lord's Prayer: Forgive Us--Help Us to Forgive

Matthew 6:12 and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. Forgive Us–Help Us to Forgive My Love and My Life, Who is like you, God and who compares to you? I know just a few things. You are holy and entroned on the praises of your people. I know that you are exalted far above all other gods. And I know when when your Son joyfully, obediently, gladly, and in awe-struck power, nailed himself to that cross, He took all of my sins upon himself so that I would be with him forever....

November 14, 2019 · 1 min · Joseph Louthan

The Lord's Prayer: Deliver Us From Evil

Matthew 6:13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Deliver Us From Evil My Rescuer, Once, I was far from you. Assured of my own salvation based on what I did and nothing you have done. Yet, I sinned against you and others all the more. I was dead. I had no life in my limbs. I had no strength to reach out to any passerby....

November 21, 2019 · 1 min · Joseph Louthan

The Lord's Prayer: Yours is The Kingdom, O Lord

1 Chronicles 29:10-18 (ESV) Therefore David blessed the Lord in the presence of all the assembly. And David said: Blessed are you, O Lord, the God of Israel our father, forever and ever. Yours, O Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty, for all that is in the heavens and in the earth is yours. Yours is the kingdom, O Lord, and you are exalted as head above all....

November 28, 2019 · 3 min · Joseph Louthan