Prayer - a topic that’s often the most guilt-inducing for the believer. Every time prayer is mentioned from the pulpit, we often feel awkward and convicted, quickly realizing that our prayers are so shallow, so infrequent, and so self-centered. But in this passage, Jesus warns us about the misuse of prayer and instructs us about the nature of prayer.
Theme: Prayer is an expression of humble dependence on our Father who sees, knows, gives, and purposes all things.
1. Forsake the Common Pitfalls in Your Prayer (5-8)
2. Focus on God’s Priorities in Your Prayer (9-15)