What is Prayer and Why Pray? (Part 3)

Matthew 6:12 – The Lord’s Prayer

Today we’ll take a deeper look at the second of the three petitions which focus on our personal needs.

Matthew 6:12 (NKJV)
And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors

The commentary in the “New Believer’s Bible” NLT version explains this verse as follows:

Confess your sins to God. Psalm 66:18 (NLT) says,

If I had not confessed the sin in my heart, the Lord would not have listened.

If you are clinging to some sin, your prayer life will suffer. *

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