#167 – Jesus Teaches His Disciples to Pray
June 18, 2014•15 min
Yesterday on The Morning Meditation we meditated on the subject of How to Have a Perfect Heart Toward God. Walking with a perfect heart toward God means relying on His Word in all things.
Today on The Morning Meditation:
JESUS TEACHES HIS DISCIPLES TO PRAY
John 16:23 "And in that day ye shall ask me nothing. Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he will give it you."
There are many wonderful things Jesus taught His disciples just prior to His death on the cross. They had grown to love Him dearly. The thoughts of losing Him was just too much for them to grasp. Jesus teaches them that He will just be a prayer away. He assures them that the Father will hear them when they pray. So, He teaches them to pray. He says, “ask.” Let’s notice first,
WHO TO ASK?
Jesus says, “Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name . . .” God is our Father. We have a relationship to God as Father. Luke 11:2 says, "And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Fa