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Thanksgiving from the Footnotes
by Ray Pritchard

As we come to Thanksgiving Day, our hearts should overflow with gratitude. We have everything we need, always.

Text: Matthew 6:13
Sermon Series: Thanksgiving Sermons
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Breaking the Grip of Sin
by Brian Bill

Christ-followers don’t do what they used to do.

Text: 1 Peter 4:1-6
Sermon Series: Living Hope (1 Peter)
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If God is Sovereign, Why Pray?
by Ray Pritchard

We pray because everything depends on God and not on us.

Text: Matthew 6:8
Sermon Series: Keep Believing
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Singing Through the Lord’s Prayer
by Ray Pritchard

Listed below are hymns, gospel songs and choruses that correspond to the various parts of the Lord’s Prayer. I have found it helpful to sing my way through the Lord’s Prayer using these songs to focus my thoughts.

Text: Matthew 6:9-13
Sermon Series: And When You Pray: The Deeper Meaning of The Lord’s Prayer
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Lord’s Prayer People
by Ray Pritchard

The Lord’s Prayer answers the question, “What does Christian prayer look like?” Truly Christian prayer starts with God, moves to our human needs, and rises to God again.

Text: Matthew 6:9-13
Sermon Series: And When You Pray: The Deeper Meaning of The Lord’s Prayer
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Praying From the Footnotes
by Ray Pritchard

When we pray, we are to begin by asking that God’s name be hallowed and we are to end by praising God for his sovereign rule over the affairs of men. Thus the Lord’s Prayer begins with God and ends with God.

Text: Matthew 6:13
Sermon Series: And When You Pray: The Deeper Meaning of The Lord’s Prayer
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Deliver Us From Evil
by Ray Pritchard

This petition reminds us of how weak we really are. We are sitting ducks for the flaming darts of the devil. Unless the Lord helps us, we will not only face temptation, we will succumb to it every single time.

Text: Matthew 6:13
Sermon Series: And When You Pray: The Deeper Meaning of The Lord’s Prayer
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Does God Lead His Children Into Temptation?
by Ray Pritchard

“And lead us not into temptation.” Matthew 6:13a Before we begin: What is the difference between temptation and testing? How […]

Text: Matthew 6:13
Sermon Series: And When You Pray: The Deeper Meaning of The Lord’s Prayer
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Unless You Forgive
by Ray Pritchard

When we pray, “Forgive us our debts as we also have forgiven our debtors,” we are asking God to forgive our sins according to the same standard we have used in forgiving the sins of others. When you pray this prayer you are really saying, “O God, deal with me as I deal with other people.”

Text: Matthew 6:12
Sermon Series: And When You Pray: The Deeper Meaning of The Lord’s Prayer
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Daily Bread Living
by Ray Pritchard

When you pray, “Give us this day our daily bread,” you confess that God is the sources of every blessing. Daily bread living means taking life one day at a time, being confident that God will take care of your needs day by day by day.

Text: Matthew 6:11
Sermon Series: And When You Pray: The Deeper Meaning of The Lord’s Prayer