And when you pray, you shall not be as the hypocrites are…
I. To know WHAT PRAYER IS.
II. How MANY SORTS OF PRAYER THERE BE.
III. THE NECESSITY OF PRAYER. Four things provoke us to pray.
1. God's commandment.
2. Sin in us.
3. Our weak nature.
4. Subtilty of the enemy.
IV. TO WHOM WE OUGHT TO PAY.
V. BY WHOM WE SHOULD PRAY.
VI. WHERE TO PRAY.
VII. WHAT TO PRAY.
VIII. THE EXCELLENCY OF PRAYER.
IX. WHAT WE MUST DO THAT OUR PRAYERS MAY BE HEARD.
Parallel VersesKJV: And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
WEB: "When you pray, you shall not be as the hypocrites, for they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by men. Most certainly, I tell you, they have received their reward.