"When you pray, don’t be like those show-offs who love to stand up and pray in the meeting places and on the street corners. They do this just to look good. I can assure you that they already have their reward." Matthew 6:5
Each of us serve as an example - either a bad example or a good example.
Which are you?
Jesus pointed to the religious leaders of His day and told His followers, "Don't pray like them! They are bad examples!"
What would Jesus say if He pointed to your prayer life?
The point Jesus wants to make in pointing out the hypocrisy of the Pharisees is this, "Prayer must be sincere!"
In my next several posts leading up to my message on Sunday I will be sharing some examples of some classic sincere prayers from the Bible.