Your kingdom come, Your will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.
I. THE WILL OF GOD.
II. God's POTENTIAL will.
III. God's PERCEPTIVE will in relation to the human will.
IV. WHY SHOULD GOD'S WILL BE DONE? Because it is God's. Besides the benefits resulting, there is the joy in the very act of performing His will. It dignifies the humblest lot.
V. ANGELIC NATURE. The resemblance of obedience suggests resemblance of nature; angels only a higher species of man.
VI. ANGELIC OBEDIENCE.
1. Angels do the will of God lovingly.
2. They do it intelligently.
3. They do it prayerfully.
4. They do all God's will.
5. They do it always.
6. They all do it, and do it altogether.
7. They do it in the presence of God.
VII. Passive OBEDIENCE.
(Newman Hall, LL. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.