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The Disciples' Prayer

The Gospel according to Matthew records the word of Jesus in chapter six. Beginning in verse five, though, we find a rather familiar passage of scripture to believers and unbelievers alike. Jesus begins teaching, as a part of His renowned message; The Sermon on the Mount. 

He says, "when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you." 
Though He was alluding to the passage known as the Lord's Prayer. He was instructing and is instructing His disciples how to pray. One writer said, “We must pray in secret before we pray in public;”pointing out that if in public is the only place we pray, it becomes hypocritical. We could point out that Jesus prayed in public. He wa…


After more than a year and a half, I have chosen to commit myself to writing a weekly blog again. However, this time with the accountability of the great LaFayette Church of God. I would be greatly honored if you would subscribe to this blog. So that, weekly (Tuesday's) you will receive an updated blog posting.  This will encourage me to continue penning thoughts, convictions, and mandates from scripture. 
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