The Spirit of the Invocation
Matthew 6:9
After this manner therefore pray you: Our Father which are in heaven, Hallowed be your name.

I. The FILIAL spirit.

1. It rests upon the Fatherhood of God as the source of all blessings.

2. It is a childlike .spirit, earnest, unsuspicious, submits to discipline in faith.

3. As a spirit of dignity and perfection.

4. A spirit of separation from the world.

II. The BROTHERLY spirit.

III. The HEAVENLY spirit. All spiritual blessings are treasured up for us in :heaven. Our storehouse can never fail.

(Dr. Saphir.)

Parallel Verses
KJV: After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.

WEB: Pray like this: 'Our Father in heaven, may your name be kept holy.

The Sanctification of Jehovah's Name
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