Jesus gives the golden rule as a summary of what the law and the prophets teach about our duty toward are fellow man. “Whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them” It is only through the grace of God in the gospel that we can begin to keep this rule.
Read Matthew 7:12
In these verses Jesus gives valuable instruction for prayer. He warns against using many empty words and he gives a model for our prayers. This sermon considers the warning and the first half of the Lord’s Prayer.
Read Matthew 6:7-15