After this manner therefore pray you: Our Father which are in heaven, Hallowed be your name.…
In ascribing locality to God we must not forget that He is everywhere. How appropriate heaven as the dwelling-place of God.
1. Heaven is a glorious place.
2. It is a holy place.
3. It is a happy place.
4. It is a prepared place.Practical lessons:
1. We are instructed to look up, the whole soul should be in the ascent.
2. To seek heavenly blessings.
(Dr. O. Winslow.)
Parallel VersesKJV: After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.