Pray and Obey

The Lord's Prayer isn't just an important part of the Tapestry Vision ... it is the foundation on which this entire endeavor is built. Understanding Christ's instructions to us for prayer is the key to success in advancing the Kingdom of God!

Matthew 6:9-13

The Lord's Prayer

Have you ever thought about the Lord's Prayer, or as some call it, the disciple’s prayer?  Most of us learned it in Sunday School and have spoken it as a congregational prayer.  But have you ever thought about what it really means, what we're really praying for?  Or, like so many people, has it just become something we repeat as part of a church service?  Consider these points the next time you speak this prayer ...

But When Ye Pray ...

People pray in a variety of ways and for a variety of reasons, depending on their culture and background, their personal experiences and observations, and their doctrinal preference or denominational affiliation.  Some churches practice a liturgical approach, reading pre-written prayers as part of their worship experience. Others follow a less formal, more relaxed and open format for prayer.  Regardless of these factors or your particular practice, the Bible provides a pretty clear description of what God considers to be the proper attitude towards prayer ...