Treasures New and Old
Elkmont Baptist Church
1. Establish the Relationship: Our Father which art in heaven
Elements of the Lord's Prayer
May God bless you all!
". . . Thou
my father, my God, and the rock of my salvation" (Psalm 89:26).
". . . call no
your father upon the earth: for one is your Father, which is in
heaven" (Matthew 23:9).
"For unto which of the angels said he at any time, Thou art my son, this day have I begotten thee? And again, I will be to him a Father, and he shall be to me a Son?" (Hebrews 1:5).
2. Honor God's Nature: Hallowed be thy name
"Glory ye in his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek the LORD" (Psalm 105:3).
"And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy,
the LORD of hosts:
the whole earth
full of his glory" (Isaiah 6:3).
"And the four beasts had each of them six wings about
full of eyes within: and they rest not day and night, saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, which was, and is, and is to come" (Revelation 4:8).
3. Acknowledge His Sovereignty: Thy kingdom come
"For the kingdom
the LORD's: and he
the governor among the nations"
an everlasting kingdom, and thy dominion
throughout all generations" (Psalm 145:13).
"Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear" (Hebrews 12:28).
"I John, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle that is called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ" (Revelation 1:9).
4. Acknowledge God's Will, Purpose, and Power: Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven
"And Samuel said, Hath the LORD
delight in burnt offerings and
sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey
"Teach me to do thy will; for thou
my God: thy spirit
to hearken than the fat of rams" (1 Samuel 15:22).
good; lead me into
the land of uprightness" (Psalm 143:10).
"For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother" (Matthew 12:50).
"I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me" (John 5:30).
5. Recieve God's Providence - Practice Intercession: Give us this day our daily bread
"Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou annointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over" (Psalm 23:5).
"I thank my God upon every remembrance of you, Always in every prayer of mine of you all making request with joy" (Philippians 1:3-4).
"Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning" (James 1:17).
6. Accept and Give Forgiveness; Keep Short Accounts: And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors
"For thou, Lord,
good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all
them that call upon thee" (Psalm 86:5).
"Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven" (Matthew 18:22).
"If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us
sins, and to
cleanse us from all unrighteousness" (1 John 1:9).
7. Ask for His Help: And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil
"Ye that love the LORD, hate evil: he preserveth the souls of his saints; he delivereth them out of the hand of the wicked" (Psalm 97:10).
"There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God
faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but
will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it" (1 Corinthians 10:13).
"Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth" (Revelation 3:10).
8. Establish the Jurisdictional Basis for Your Prayer: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen.
"Thine, O LORD,
the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory,
and the majesty: for all
the kingdom, O LORD, and thou art exalted as head above all"
(1 Chronicles 29:11).
And when he had taken the book, the four beasts and four
fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps, and golden vials full of odors, which are the prayers of saints. And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation; And hast made us unto our God kings and priests: and we shall reign on the earth. And I beheld, and I heard the voice of many angels round about the throne and the beasts and the elders: and the number of them was ten thousand times ten thousand, and thousands of thousands; Saying with a loud voice, Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to recieve power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honor, and glory, and blessing. And every creature which is in heaven, and on the earth, and under the earth, and such as are in the sea, and all that are in them, heard I saying, Blessing, and honor, and glory, and power,
unto him that sitteth upon the
throne, and unto the Lamb forever and ever. And the four beasts said, Amen. And the four
twenty elders fell down and worshipped him that liveth forever
is in the heaven and in the earth
- Revelation 5:8-14