|What is Reverence? A new look at Matthew 6:9 thru 13. Many call Matthew 6:9-13, The Lords Prayer but it actually isn't. Its the prayer that Jesus gave to us, so in essence its our prayer. What I want to do is break it down to make it more personal. How many here today love Jesus? How many here today love God? How many here today do the commandments of Christ? You know, Love your neighbor as yourself, pray for those who despitfully use you, forgive others, pray for your enemies, ect, ect, ect? If you are sure, then this is your prayer. Mat 6:9 ...Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. |
Mat 6:10 Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.
Mat 6:11 Give us this day our daily bread.
Mat 6:12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.
Mat 6:13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.
Now lets make it personal, between you and the Father. 1.“Our” Belonging to, in possession of, to abide in oneself. God belongs to us and we to the Father. By the purchase of our body and soul with the blood of His Son. 2.“Father”A man who begets or raises or nurtures a child. To procreate (offspring) as the male parent. To act or serve as a father to (a child). To create, found, or originate. To acknowledge responsibility for. Isn't the meaning of Father, everything that God is? “To acknowledge responsibility for.” God acknowledges us as His children, His seed, His Creation and he fully takes responsibility for us. To Teach and Nurture, to Feed and cloth, to Save and protect. Now what about those who refuse God as Father, refuse His Chastisement? Heb 12:8 But if ye be without chastisement, whereof all are partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons. “Bastard”, The Talmud and the rabbis are probably therefore right in explaining mamzer, not illegitimate children in general, but those begotten in incest or adultery: from mazar, "to be corrupt." The only other occurrence of mamzer is Zec_9:6; "a bastard (a vile alien) shall dwell in Ashdod." One who is without the conjoining of Father (God) to themselves. We must look at this from the spiritual and not the physical for all children have a physical father(dad). 3.“which art” “Which Art”, residing at, being in a certain place or time, without doubt as to where or who.Positive. Without our Faith knowing where God our Father resides, we would not believe in a Diety, that is in controll of all manner of life. We must first believe in Heaven and Hell, Reward and punishment, Resurrection and Damnation, on a grand scale, up to and including, the very soul that makes us who we are. Rom 1:17 For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith. 4a.“in heaven” 4.”IN” Within the limits, bounds, or area of: From the outside to a point within;. To or at a situation or condition of. 5.”Heaven” The sky or universe as seen from the earth; the firmament.The abode of God, the angels, and the souls of those who are granted salvation. An eternal state of communion with God; everlasting bliss. Any of the places in or beyond the sky conceived of as domains of a divine being. A place of great happiness, delight, or pleasure: Jesus promised all who believed in Him a place. John 14:2-3 In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.
And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also. Heaven is not the place that Jesus spoke of, but a place in the Family of God, an abiding of spirits together as one with the Father.
6. “Hallowed”Sanctified, Blessed, Holy, Sacred..
7. “be” Happen, occur, take place. 8.“thy” your; belonging to you 9.“name”
1.El-Elyon as "Maker of heaven and earth."
2.El Olam “God of Eternity.” 3.EL Berith “God of the Covenant.” 4.EL Roi “God of Vision.” 5.EL Hoseem “God of Creation.” 6.Elohim “ Creator of the Universe.” 7.Eloi, “My God.” 8.Yeshua “The Lord of Salvation” 9.Yahweh “Jehova is the Lord,The Lord of Miracles.”.
10.Yahew Jireh ” The Lord will provide.” 11.Yahweh Nissi, ” The Lord is My Banner.” 12.YAHWEH MEKADDESH, “THE LORD Sanctifes.” 13.Yahweh Shalom “The Lord of Peace.” 14.Yahweh Sabaoth.”Lord of Hosts.” 15.Yahweh Rohi,”The Lord is my Shepard.” 16.Yahweh Rophe,”I am the Lord that Heals You.”
17.Yahweh Tsidkenu, The Lord is our Righteousness.” 18.Yahweh Shammah, “The Lord is there.” 19.Adon. 20.Adonai 21.Jehova Adonai.
22.Yeshua-"The Lord Of Salvation"
10. “Thy kingdom.”The domain in which God is dominant 11. “Come”Move toward, travel toward, approach,Reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress,Come to pass; arrive, as in due course. 12. “Thy will” Decree or ordain,A fixed and persistent intent or purpose. 13. “be done” Gods Intent and purpose to come about, into existence. 14. “in earth, as it is in heaven.” In the un-limitless expanse of His Power and Reign.
15. “Give us this day” Matthew 6:34 Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof. 16.”our daily bread.” The Spiritual bread of the Word of God. 1Ti 6:8 And having food and raiment let us be therewith content.
17.”And forgive us”Alleviate or remove, Free from a burden, evil, or distress, Grant exemption or release. 18. ”our debts,”Anything that is owed to someone else, The state of being legally obliged and responsible. 19. “as we forgive our debtors.” ”Anyone that owes us,
20.”And lead us not into temptation,” God never leads us into temptation but our prayer here is stating that we desire God to correct our wavering from the right path, back to where we should be. Our temptations come from our own lusts and being weak in the flesh ,we are dependant upon God to help our short comings. 21.” but deliver us from evil:”Recover or preserve from loss or danger. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. So as you can see, The Lords Prayer is our own personal prayer to God. Our future lyes with Him and His mercy. Take the Scripture personally as thou it was written especially for you. For It Was. ars
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