For Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever.
Christ ends the model prayer much as it began. Taking time again to acknowledge the greatness of the Father. The 3 “Ours” of the prayer (bread, forgiveness and guidance) are sandwiched in a God glorifying context.
Our needs are secondary to the kingdom and glory of our wonderful Father.
It’s Your kingdom we seek – Your reign in our lives, and in those around us, and in our world. We look forward to the day that the kingdoms of this world become the kingdoms of our Lord and of His Christ!
It’s Your power we see. We are not looking to become powerful, but rather to be empowered with Your power. We want to be a conduit of your power. Lord, help me be an outlet where others can plug in and tap the power of the Creator God I serve. [Tweet This]
It’s Your glory we would behold! It is all about the glory of God. When Jesus teaches us this prayer, it is so that you are able to pray a prayer that will bring Glory to God. Jesus tells us in John 15:7 that God is glorified by giving us what we ask for when we are in relationship with Him.
It’s forever!!!! Not only does it last forever but it starts here and now. You don’t have to die before God can begin to work in your life, and get glory for Himself through your life.