Hallowed be Your Name Part 4a
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

References: Matthew 6

Summary: God is not exactly like an earthly father. He is in heaven (transcendent). [Excursus: fellowship with the Father – receive love, respond like a child to a dad. Fellowship with Jesus: receive grace, respond with faith. Fellowship with the Spirit: receive sanctification, respond by exposing yourself to His influence.] The first three petitions are worship but are still petitions (worship must come from God). Hallowing means trusting, obeying, and fearing that which is revealed about God. Nothing is more important. It starts in your heart, moves to your family, church, and to the whole world.

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