Sermon Series: 57 Words That Changed the World
Messages on the Lord’s Prayer from Matthew 6:5-15
The Lord’s Prayer informs, forms, and transforms us and the world. – Lisa Degrenia.
And when you were dead in trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made you alive together with him, when he forgave us all our trespasses, erasing the record that stood against us with its legal demands. He set this aside, nailing it to the cross.
as far as the east is from the west so far he removes our transgressions from us
2 Corinthians 5:21
For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.
If I’m not willing to forgive others then I’m not asking God to forgive me, no matter what words I use. I am asking God to excuse me, but not asking God to forgive me.
– Darrell Johnson
God forgives the penitent and one of the chief evidences of true penitence is a forgiving spirit. – John Stott
Study Resources for this Message
Lord, Teach Us: The Lord’s Prayer & the Christian Life
by Stanley Hauerwas and William H. Willimon
The Lord and His Prayer by N. T. Wright
Fifty-Seven Words that Change the World: A Journey through the Lord’s Prayer
by Darrell W. Johnson
A Layman Looks at the Lord’s Prayer by W. Phillip Keller
Our Heavenly Father: Sermons on the Lord’s Prayer by Helmut Thielicke
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