Your Kingdom Come, Your Will Be Done

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Posted by Unknown

Pin It

"Your kingdom come. Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven."

I probably pray this portion of the Lord's Prayer more than any other prayer. I hate to diminish it as a catch-all kind of prayer, but at the end of the day, whether I think I've prayed God's will or I'm not really certain, I know the words, "Your kingdom come, Your will be done" is a prayer He won't hesitate to answer.

Don't get me wrong--I do my best to pray very targeted, specific prayers, and when I don't know what to pray, I rely on the Holy Spirit's intervention (Romans 8:26). Even though I ask in faith, I still seal my prayers by declaring my submission to His will. It's my way of acknowledging that, regardless of what I want, it's what He wants that matters most.

What about you? Does the Lord's prayer show up in your prayer life in similar ways? I encourage you to make these words a regular part of your conversations with the Father. I'd love to hear just how you're making that happen.

imageAnitra Elmore is your server today! Find out more about her here and don't forget to sign up for updates by email or RSS before you go.