Lordís Day 47 Themes and Divisions

 

Stephen Ďt Hart

 

May we live to hallow Godís Name

 

  1. May his Name be hallowed in us
  2. May his Name be hallowed through us

 

Bible readings:Psalm 145, Romans 11:22-36

 

May we join all creation in the hallowing of Godís holy name!

 

1.      We were made for his glory

2.      We were saved for his glory

 

Bible readings:Psalm 104, Matthew 10:27-39

 

Wes Bredenhof

 

Our Master teaches us to pray that Godís Name would be honoured as holy

 

The first petition teaches us to pray this regarding our:

 

1.      Hearts

2.      Mouths

3.      Hands

 

Bible reading:Ezekiel 36:16-38

 

Our love and gratitude leads to our prayer for the hallowing of Godís Name

 

1.      What our Lord Jesus meant by this petition

2.      Why our Lord Jesus taught this petition

 

Bible reading:Jeremiah 32

 

The Lord teaches us to pray for the holiness of Godís Name

 

This petition involves praise to God:

 

1.      From us

2.      Because of us

 

Bible readings:1 Kings 8:22-43, John 15

 

R. H. Bremmer

 

The first petition in the Lordís Prayer

 

  1. It places Godís glory on our hearts
  2. It motivates us to proclaim Godís glory
  3. It stimulates us to direct our lives to Godís glory

 

Bible reading:Psalm 8

 

Clarence Stam

 

The Lord teaches us first to pray with respect to the wondrous Name of God

 

  1. To recognize the right of that Name
  2. To walk in the light of that Name
  3. To show forth the might of that Name

 

Bible reading:Psalm 76

 

B. Holwerda

 

The prayer for the hallowing of Godís Name as a great factor in world history

 

  1. The meaning of this hallowing
  2. The manner of this hallowing
  3. The result of this hallowing

 

Bible reading:Psalm 8

 

K. Dijk

 

The petition for the hallowing of Godís Name

 

  1. Out of what need does this petition arise?
  2. For which gifts does this petition ask?

 

Bible reading:Ephesians 3:14-21

 

Jesus and our first petition

 

  1. He opens this path of the prayer
  2. He leads us on this path of the prayer

 

Bible reading:none given in original source

 

J. Kok

 

Prayer for the hallowing of Godís Name

 

  1. A need
  2. The calling
  3. The felicity (geluk) of Godís congregation

 

Bible reading:none given in original source


ďHallowed be your NameĒ

 

  1. The knowledge of Godís Name acquired
  2. The hallowing of Godís Name taught
  3. The praise of Godís Name mentioned

 

Bible reading:none given in original source

 

Mendel Retief

 

We pray for the hallowing of Godís Name

 

We will note:

 

1.      That it is the sole purpose of our life to glorify God

2.      That we pray for the true knowledge of Godís holy Name

3.      That we pray for sanctified hearts that will rightly respond to Godís self-revelation

 

Bible readings:Leviticus 10:1-3, Rev. 4:8-11, Rev. 5:11-14, Rev. 15:1-16:7.