Q.114: What does the conclusion of the Lord’s prayer teach?
A. The conclusion of the Lord’s Prayer, which is, For Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen, teaches us to take our encouragement in prayer from God only, and in our prayers to praise Him, ascribing kingdom, power, and glory, to Him. And in testimony of our desire and assurance to be heard, we say, Amen.
He who testifies to these things says, “Surely I am coming quickly.” Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus! The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen. Revelation 22:20-21
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Q.112: What do we pray for in the fifth petition?
A. In the fifth petition, which is, And forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors, we pray that God, for Christ’s sake, would freely pardon all our sins, which we are rather encouraged to ask because by His grace we are enabled from the heart to forgive others.
And forgive us our sins, For we also forgive everyone who is indebted to us. And do not lead us into temptation, But deliver us from the evil one. Luke 11:4
Q.113: What do we pray for in the sixth petition?
A. In the sixth petition, which is, And lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil, we pray that God would either keep us from being tempted to sin, or support and deliver us when we are tempted.
Concerning this thing I pleaded with the Lord three times that it might depart from me.
2 Corinthians 12:8
Q.111: What do we pray for in the fourth petition?
A. In the fourth petition, which is,Give us this day our daily bread, we pray that of God’s free gift we may receive a competent portion of the good things of this life, and enjoy His blessing with them.
Remove falsehood and lies far from me; Give me neither poverty nor riches-Feed me with the food allotted to me; lest I be full and deny You, and say, “Who is the LORD?” or lest I be poor and steal, and profane the name of my God. Proverbs 30:8-9
Q.110: What do we pray for in the third petition?
A. In the third petition, which is, Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven, we pray that God by His grace would make us able and willing to know, obey and submit to His will in all things, as the angels do in heaven.
Bless the LORD, you His angels, Who excel in strength, who do His word, Heeding the voice of His word. Bless the LORD, all you His hosts, You ministers of His, who do His pleasure. Psalm 103:20-21
Q.109: What do we pray for in the second petition?
A. In the second petition, which is, Thy kingdom come, we pray that Satan’s kingdom may be destroyed, and that the kingdom of grace may be advanced, ourselves and others brought into it and kept in it, and that the kingdom of glory may be hastened.
Then I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, “Now salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of His Christ have come, for the accuser of our brethren, who accused them before our God day and night, has been cast down. “And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives to the death.
Q.108: What do we pray for in the first petition?
A.In the first petition, which is, Hallowed be thy name, we pray that God would enable us and others to glorify Him in all that whereby He makes Himself known, and that He would dispose all things to His own glory.
That Your way may be known on earth, Your salvation among all nations. Let the peoples praise You, O God; Let all the peoples praise You. Psalm 67:3
Q.107: What does the preface of the Lord’s Prayer teach us?
A. The preface of the Lord’s Prayer, which is Our Father which art in heaven, teaches us to draw near to God with holy reverence and confidence, as children to a father, able and ready to help us; and that we should pray with and for others.
In this manner, therefore, pray: Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. Matthew 6:9
Q.106: What rule has God given for our direction in prayer?
A. The whole Word of God is of use to direct us in prayer; but the special rule of direction is that prayer which Christ taught His disciples, commonly called the Lord’s Prayer.
Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. 1 John 5:14