I spoke at a women’s prayer breakfast and this is the outline I used. It’s nothing fancy, I just promised I’d share it. 🙂
Feel free to use it if you’d like!
I. Our Father which art in heaven
i. His your “Abba” father (Romans 8:15)
ii. Your source; personal access (Hebrews 4:16)
Point: Comes as his baby girl; his daughter as well as His creation
II. Hollowed is your name
i. He is holy
ii. Accessible – but still GOD of the universe
iii. Come boldly in faith, yet humbly
Point: Remember how mighty, powerful and holy He is.
III. Your kingdom come; Your will be done
i. His kingdom: God’s rule here on earth
ii. God’s rule in YOUR life
iii. King over your future, hopes, dreams and will
Point: Surrender your will to Him…it’s all about Him!
IV. Give us this day, our daily bread
i. Asking for what you need for immediate future
ii. Leave your long-term future to Him
Point: Ask for what you need in the immediate; take no thought from tomorrow.
V. Forgive our debts as we forgive our debtors
i. Confess sins, ask for cleansing and forgiveness (1 John 1:9)
ii. Intercede for those that hurt you (Luke 6:28)
Point: Ask forgiveness and intercede during your prayer
VI. Lead us not into temptation
i. Lead me away from pitfalls, traps (Psalm 64:2, 2 Corinthians 2:11)
VII. Deliver us from evil
a. We’re in a battle (Ephesians 6: 10-19)
b. God provides escape hatch (I Cor. 10:13)
c. Your deliver; strong tower, mighty defense (Psalms 18:2)
Point: Pray God’s deliverance and protection
VIII. For yours is the kingdom; power and glory forever
a. Praise Him for who He is
Point: Incorporate lot of praise and worship into your prayer.
B – body
L – Labor
E – Everyone around
S – Spiritual Growth
S – A Christian Social Circle