The A.S.K.ing LifeAugust 4, 2019

SUMMER ON THE MOUNT #14
“Kingdom 101: The A.S.K.ing Life”
Matthew 7:7-11 / August 4,2019
Mike Baker

CHILDREN A.S.K.

o Praying like children ask (v. 11, Romans 8:15, Galatians 4:6)

o Obstacles to child-like asking

- Prayer doesn’t work (James 1:6&7)

- Not asking, seeking, knocking (James 4:2c)

- Wrong motives (James 4:3)

- Not being a child (I John 5:1)
“GOOD THINGS” TO A.S.K. FOR

o “Bread and fish things” (vs. 9&10, Matthew 6:8, 11, 32)

o “Kingdom come things” (6:9-13, 33; James 1:5, II Kings 4:28, Psalm 119:82, Isaiah 7:11, Jeremiah 15:2, James 5:17&18, Luke 18:1-8, John 17:20, James 5:16, Colossians 4:3)

o Other things? (I John 5:14)

HOW MUCH MORE?

o “Evil” parents (stones and snakes)

o “Your Father who is in heaven” (Ephesians 3:20)


PRAYER REQUESTS

Ask your father to give you what you need today 

Ask your father for forgiveness 

Ask your father to keep you from temptation and the evil one today 

Ask your father for wisdom today - for your job, school, home, decisions, etc...

Ask your father to open a door for you to share the good news of Jesus today 

Ask your father for something you really desire 

Ask your father for direction and guidance in a big decision 

Ask your father for healing for you or someone else