Jesus gave us an example of how to pray in Matthew chapter six which is commonly known as The Lord's Prayer. Verse 9 says So this is how you should pray: ‘Our Father in heaven, we pray that your name will always be kept holy. The first part of this verse instructs us to address God as 'our Heavenly Father.' We don't have to address him formally as you would a king or queen, but rather as our heavenly Dad. What a privilege to address the creator of the universe as our father.
The second part of the verse means, may your name be kept holy, celebrated, glorified, revered and praised. It is effectively saying, 'God, we give praise you. We want our lives to glorify you.'
The first two important aspects of prayer from this verse are:
Challenge: Are there things in your life that don't glorify God? Bring them to God and ask him to help you live a life that honours him.
Short and sweet inspirations for Christian teen girls.