Tag Archives: The Model Prayer

“The Model Prayer: Begin With Praise” (Matthew 6:9 sermon)

When the Revolutionary War was over and the United States became a new nation, our country appointed John Adams as its new ambassador to England. When he arrived in London, Adams was to make his first appearance before George III, … Continue reading

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The Model Prayer in John 17

In Matthew 6:9-13, Jesus gave His disciples the Model Prayer, which provides at least 6 “agenda topics” that God wants us to address with Him when we pray (see message here). But Jesus didn’t just commend a model to us; … Continue reading

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Using Jesus’ Model Prayer (Matthew 6:9-13 sermon)

Hudson Taylor was the missionary to China who founded the Inland China Mission which touched multitudes of Chinese with the gospel. When Taylor was home in England, a young man who was interested in the ministry decided to go and … Continue reading

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Using The Model Prayer For A Specific Prayer Request  (Matt. 6:9-13 Sermon)

(Preaached at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Wed. p.m.  6-03-15) If you have ever prayed very long (months or years) for a special prayer request, you know that it can be easy to fall into a “rut” in the way that … Continue reading

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The Model Prayer: Spiritual Protection (Matthew 6:13 sermon)

(Preached at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, May 27, 2015) Much of America cheered some months ago when a Texas mother fought off three masked home invaders who came into the house where she and her little son were. With a … Continue reading

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“The Discipline of the Model Prayer” (Matthew 6:9-13 sermon) 

(Preached at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, 5-10-15) I attended a men’s retreat last year and I had the opportunity to talk to a man who shared with me that when he was a young Christian, he was challenged to spend … Continue reading

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The Model Prayer: Praying For God’s Will (Matt. 6:10 Sermon) 

(Preached at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Wed. p.m., 5-06-15) A few years back I read the testimony of a pastor who lived well over a hundred years ago, and who was praying for a friend of his who was very … Continue reading

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“The Discipline of Ordered Prayer” (Matthew 6:9-13 Sermon)

(Preached at First Baptist, Pauls Valley, 9-07-14) When our son Paul was a preschooler, we went to my mom’s house for a get-together, and we all had a good time. We ate cake, and swam and played outside, and at … Continue reading

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