Sermons on Matthew 6
Both disciplined and spontaneous prayer should flow from our confidence that God is already 100% on our side.
The Lord's Prayer is an invitation not only to pray but to pray together with other believers.
In the Lord's prayer, Jesus teaches that the first priority in praying is to ask that our heavenly Father's name be hallowed.
The Lord's Prayer teaches us to go to God for every need, especially our need to hallow him above all things.
The most significant reason to pray is to ask God to glorify himself.
If we hold fast to an unforgiving spirit, we will not be forgiven by God.
Jesus is not teaching on whether we should fast or not. He assumes we will and teaches us how to do it and especially how not to do it.
Jesus gives us eight reasons in Matthew 6 for why we shouldn't be anxious.
In your warfare against anxiety, take up the book of God, ask the Holy Spirit for help, lay the promises up in your heart, and battle on.
You will not be asked to live tomorrow on today's strength. The mercy to carry you through this hour is given in this hour.