This is the most powerful prayer we can pray on earth: “Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” (Matt. 6:10) What is it to pray His will? What is God’s will? God’s will is what is written in His word. So when we pray His word we pray His will to be done.
How else can we know His will? God has given us His word so that we may know His will. Will is to do with purpose. His purpose is that His creation is made whole.
Imagine the garden of Eden. Everything was in perfect harmony. There was no shame or disease. Adam and Eve were not aware that they were naked. Everything was transparent. The animals were at peace. There was abundance in everything. This was God’s original will and intent for His creation. Once sin entered, the scene changed dramatically. All creation tuned against itself. Love turned inward is lust. The Spirit of rebellion entered the heart and spoiled everything.
We see this in every area of life. No one trusts anyone anymore. All is a facade of civility. This is what happens when sin is allowed to rule in our lives. The only hope is in redemption from sin and a return to the original design. How is this possible except through Jesus?
Jesus came to redeem us from our sin trapped souls. In Him we are restored to communion with our Heavenly Father. Jesus came to give us the way to redemption by laying down His life as a sacrifice for sin. This redemption is for all who receive His word. “If you confess with your mouth that He is your Lord and Saviour and believe in your heart that He is risen from the dead, you will be saved.” Romans 10:9.
The Most Powerful Prayer
Now it is time to pray that many will join in this prayer for redemption. This is the only way His will, will be done on earth. He is the solution, we are the problem. God will redeem His people. He needs us to cooperate with Him to establish His Kingdom on earth as it is in heaven. He has given man the authority on earth to establish His will.
Will we pray? Jesus prayed and got the job done. Now it is our turn to pray. Much can be achieved through prayer when we partner with the hosts of heaven. His word spoken through our mouth can achieve much.