Sermons on Matthew 6

Praying in the Closet and in the Spirit

Matthew 6:1-15

by John Piper

Both disciplined and spontaneous prayer should flow from our confidence that God is already 100% on our side.

Sweet “Our” of Prayer

Matthew 6:5-9

by John Piper

The Lord's Prayer is an invitation not only to pray but to pray together with other believers.

Hallowed Be Thy Name: In All the Earth

Missions Week

Matthew 6:5-15

by John Piper

In the Lord's prayer, Jesus teaches that the first priority in praying is to ask that our heavenly Father's name be hallowed.

Our Deepest Prayer: Hallowed Be Your Name

Matthew 6:5-15

by John Piper

The Lord's Prayer teaches us to go to God for every need, especially our need to hallow him above all things.

Pray Like This: Hallowed Be Your Name

Matthew 6:5-18

by John Piper

The most significant reason to pray is to ask God to glorify himself.

As We Forgive Our Debtors

What Does Forgiveness Look Like?

Matthew 6:7-15

by John Piper

If we hold fast to an unforgiving spirit, we will not be forgiven by God.

Fasting for the Father's Reward

Matthew 6:16-18

by John Piper

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.

Do Not Be Anxious About Your Life

Matthew 6:24-34

by John Piper

Jesus gives us eight reasons in Matthew 6 for why we shouldn't be anxious.

Battling the Unbelief of Anxiety

Matthew 6:25-34

by John Piper

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.

Today's Mercies for Today's Troubles

Tomorrow's Mercies for Tomorrow's Troubles

Matthew 6:34 and Lamentations 3:22-23

by John Piper

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.