"Prayer is the fuel that provides the spiritual spark for our lives."
We aren't the first people to struggle with prayer. When Christ's disciples asked, "Teach us to pray," He responded by teaching them a few sentences that have come to be known as the Lord's Prayer. Now Tony Evans shows how this prayer can by a model for all of us.
"God is brighter than the sun. We can't even approach the sun without getting cooked, yet the God who created the sun is infinitely brighter than the sun." And this God invites us to worship Him and pray to Him through Christ. The Lord's Prayer is an example to show us how to
-our needs and requests
-protection from sin
He is everything we will ever need, and He wants us to come to Him.
TONY EVANS is senior pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship Church in Dallas, and president of The Urban Alternative, a ministry devoted to promoting a clear understanding and relevant application of Scripture in order to bring about change in urban communities through the church. He is author of many books, including The Battle is the Lord's, Our God is Awesome, Returning to Your First Love, The Promise, Who is This King of Glory?, What Matters Most, and The Best is Yet to Come.