War Prayer - A Battle Between Kingdoms

In the Words of a War Prayer series, Pastor Daniel will take us verse by verse through The Lord's Prayer in Matthew 6:9-13. These famous words are the model Jesus set for us to pray. During this series our small groups will be studying through Jesus' prayer. Join a Small Group and continue the conversation and learning through the week!

This week's message is called “A Battle Between Kingdoms” and is all about Matthew 6:10 - "Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven."

Small Group Notes for Week Three

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Pray that God will bless your time of fellowship in his Word.

  1. Complete this: “As a child, I always wanted to be a...”
  2. What are the implications of praying to God, “Your kingdom come, your will be done”? Can your kingdom and God’s Kingdom co-exist happily? Explain your answer.
  3. In what ways do your kingdom and God’s Kingdom battle against each other? How do you submit to God? What does this look like in your daily life?
  4. In what ways, if any, can you relate to Jacob’s story of wrestling with God (Genesis 32:22-32)?
  5. Dr. James Packer said, “God’s kingdom is not a place, but a relationship”? Would you agree? Why or why not?
  6. How does knowing your Father’s love help you to then pray, ‘Your kingdom come, your will be done’, first in all things?
  7. What are some specific ways you can pray for the kingdom of God to reign more in your life, within your church, community, and country?
  8. In the course of our conversation what—if anything—has the Lord laid on your heart as important? And what step might you take this week to respond to what he has said to you?

Remember to close in prayer for one another and for our church family as we together study this important matter of prayer.