But you, when you pray, enter into your closet, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father which is in secret…
I. The NATURE of prayer.
II. The KIND of prayer prescribed — "Enter into thy closet."
III. The OBJECT of prayer" Thy Father."
IV. The REWARD promised — "Reward thee openly."
Parallel VersesKJV: But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.