THE LORD’S PRAYER God cares about me
9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.10 Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.11 Give us this day our daily bread.12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.
11 Give us this day our daily bread.
God cares about all my needs.
…..He knows what my needs are (vs 8)
…..He cares for lesser creatures (vs 26: 28)
…..He is the source of all provision (Phil 4:19)
……….In what way have you experienced God’s provision?
……….In what way would you like to experience God’s provision?
God cares about all my activities (1 Cor 10:31)
…..We should not separate the secular and spiritual.
…..Are you living a compartmentalized life?
……….In what way have you surrendered to God?
……….In what area of your life do you need to surrender to God?
God desires you to live a worry free life (Matt 6:25-34)
…..Worry accomplishes NOTHING beneficial (vs 27)
…..Worry is actually unhealthy (Proverbs 12:25)
…..Worry rises when Faith falls (vs 30)
…..Worry results from misplaced focus (vs 25;31-33)
………..How have you recently expressed trust in God?
………..How must you now express more trust in God?
1 Peter 5:7 Casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you.
Pastor Steve Kramm, Troutman Baptist Church, Troutman, NC