If you want to know how to do something, learn from an expert. When it comes to prayer there is no doubt that Jesus is the master. This is perhaps the most well-known of all prayers, the Lord’s prayer. Take some time this week to meditate phrase by phrase on what is being prayed. I invite you to use this to guide your own prayers.
While this prayer is a wonderful example of rich content, just as important is the posture that we are invited to take as we come before our Heavenly Father. As you read and meditate on this familiar prayer, consider the call to come humbly before our great God. He invites us to come before Him knowing and trusting that in Christ, we are His sons and daughters.
5 “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. 6 But when you pray, go […]