Below are the questions for Lord’s Prayer Series “Lord Teach Us To Pray: On Earth as it is in Heaven”
Read Matthew 6:10.
How do you understand heaven? How is God’s will done in heaven? In Matthew 6:19-34, Jesus talks about the treasures of earth and heaven. How do these contrast in our own day?
How does heaven define what the good life is? How is this different from what someone might describe the good life to be if they didn’t believe in heaven.
Most thought about heaven is directed to its importance as a destination for believers in some future day. Why does Jesus say we should pray that God’s will and kingdom come to earth as they are in heaven? How do we look to heaven to “get our bearings” now while we are on earth?
Read Revelation 21:1-7
Describe what John sees (also look at 3:12, Isaiah 60:11-22, Isaiah 65:17-19; 66:22). What kind of picture do you get of heaven. From Revelation 21, what is new (also look at Rev. 2:17, 3:12). In what ways (also look at 7:15-17)? Why?
Find all the expressions of God’s will (also look at Ezek. 37:27, Isaiah 25:8, Isaiah 35:10, 43:19, and 55:1).
Contrast the former things and the new things. What is new?
Do you think that the Disciple’s Prayer moves us to be satisfied with life here on earth, or does it move us to pray and work for things to be different, even before Jesus comes again? Why?
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