Christ's Pattern for Praying, Part 1

May 23, 2021 • 5:30 pm

Scripture: Matthew 6:5–13

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: The Lord's Prayer

How we pray depends upon how well we learn the lessons the Lord teaches in vv. 5-8. If you want to know how to pray, what to pray, why you should pray, then this model prayer often called "the Lord's Prayer" supplies us with the answers. This message is the first in the evening series of messages on the Lord's Prayer.


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The Lord's Prayer

May 23, 2021 • 5:30 pm

Christ's Pattern for Praying, Part 1

Scripture: Matthew 6:5–13

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: The Lord's Prayer

Synopsis: How we pray depends upon how well we learn the lessons the Lord teaches in vv. 5-8. If you want to know how to pray, what to pray, why you should pray, then this model prayer often called "the Lord's Prayer" supplies us with the answers. This message is the first in the evening series of messages on the Lord's Prayer.

June 6, 2021 • 5:30 pm

Christ's Pattern for Praying, Part 2

Scripture: Matthew 6:7–13

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: The Lord's Prayer

Synopsis: In this second introductory message on "The Lord's Prayer," we look at the structure of the prayer itself and draw several points of application for developing our own prayer life.

June 27, 2021 • 5:30 pm

Christ's Pattern for Praying, Part 3

Scripture: Matthew 6:9–13

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: The Lord's Prayer

Synopsis: In tonight's message we look at three of the four features of "the Lord's Prayer" that are most instructive and thought-provoking as it teaches us how to pray and what kind of praying Jesus instructed His disciples to express.

July 4, 2021 • 5:30 pm

Christ's Pattern for Praying, Part 4

Scripture: Matthew 6:9–13

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: The Lord's Prayer

Synopsis: There are seven features about "The Lord's Prayer" that Christ gave His disciples as a pattern to follow. They teach us how to pray and what kind of praying Jesus instructed His disciples to engage in. Tonight's message looks at the final four features of that prayer.

August 22, 2021 • 5:30 pm

Calling God "Our Father," Part 1

Scripture: Matthew 6:9

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: The Lord's Prayer

Synopsis: Two small, simple words begin this model prayer that, on the surface, appear that they need no comment at all because it all seems rather straightforward. Yet the whole prayer depends upon these two words! As we consider how this prayer begins, consider this question: "What does it mean to us as born-again believers to call God "Our Father?" This message begins with one answer to that question.

August 29, 2021 • 5:30 pm

Calling God "Our Father," Part 2

Scripture: Matthew 6:9

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: The Lord's Prayer

Synopsis: Tonight we consider a second answer to the question as to why Jesus taught His disciples to open in prayer with the words, "Our Father."

September 5, 2021 • 5:30 pm

God of Heaven, Part 1

Scripture: Matthew 6:9

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: The Lord's Prayer

Synopsis: Why did Jesus append the words "which art in Heaven" to "Our Father" and instruct His disciples to think along these lines as they began their praying to Him? Tonight's message answers that question and focuses on what this expression reveals about God our Father.

September 12, 2021 • 5:30 pm

God of Heaven, Part 2

Scripture: Matthew 6:9

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: The Lord's Prayer

Synopsis: Tonight's message is part 2 and completes last week's message from Matthew 6:9 in which our pastor answers the question, "Why did Jesus append the words, "which art in Heaven" to "our Father?" What's the message being communicated and what did Jesus want His disciples to understand by that? What were they acknowledging? How does that truth affect our praying as well as the way we view life and live life? Four practical truths are suggested in tonight's message.

September 19, 2021 • 5:30 pm

Hallowing God's Name, Part 1

Scripture: Matthew 6:9

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: The Lord's Prayer

Synopsis: This message looks at the very first request mentioned in what is commonly called "The Lord's Prayer." What does it mean to "hallow God's name?" What did Jesus have in mind when mentioning this? What did He want His disciples to recall to mind whenever they made this request? This message is part 1 in which our pastor takes a look at answering these questions.

September 26, 2021 • 5:30 pm

Hallowing God's Name, Part 2

Scripture: Matthew 6:9

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: The Lord's Prayer

Synopsis: This message is the second part of the message begun last Sunday in which our pastor answers the question, "What are we asking for when we pray, "Hallowed be Thy name?"

October 10, 2021 • 5:30 pm

Thy Kingdom Come, Part 1

Scripture: Matthew 6:10

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: The Lord's Prayer

Synopsis: Tonight we begin looking at the 2nd prayer request given by our Lord as He taught His disciples (and us!) to pray. For what are we actually asking God when we pray, "Thy kingdom come?" Tonight in part 1, we look at the answer to that question.

October 17, 2021 • 5:30 pm

Thy Kingdom Come, Part 2

Scripture: Matthew 6:10

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: The Lord's Prayer

Synopsis: Tonight's message expands upon what it means to pray "Thy kingdom come" and what it means when we ask the Lord to advance the reign of grace through Christ in us and in the world.