Working Together with God in this World (Part 2 of 3)
“Thy Kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth as in heaven.” (Luke 11:2)
Three things happen as we pray. First, which we looked at yesterday, is that we have fellowship with God. The second thing that happens is that we cooperate in bringing God’s Kingdom to Earth.What exactly does this mean?
Simply stated, it means doing our part to see God’s will happen in our sphere of influence.Practically speaking, it means you should never pray a prayer that is not already God’s will. This is what the Bible is talking about when it says, “You ask, and receive not, because you ask amiss; that you may consume it on your own lusts” (James 4:3).
In other words, our prayers are not answered when we pr...