And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For your is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.
I. Identify the evil.
1. Not the world.
2. Not affliction.
3. Not death.
4. But sin.
II. NOTES ON THE PETITION.
1. In offering this petition we have to keep in mind the whole connection — connect it with the prayer for forgiveness, with the prayer against temptation.
2. We offer this prayer in that Jesus is the medium of deliverance.
3. This prayer fits the lips of Christians in a time when old sins seem to recover new power.
4. Our thoughts rush forward to the day when this prayer for deliverance from evil will have its finished and perfect answer.
Parallel VersesKJV: And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.