Your kingdom come, Your will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.
God's will is to be the guide and measure of ours. These two standards of God's will — reason and revelation — however they may promote the same end, yet they are very different in their extent.
I. The laws of Nature seem to regard only(1) outward order and decency;
(2) strict justice in our dealings.
(3) They allow us to return like for like;
(4) oblige us to no more temperance than can keep the faculties in good order.
II. The laws of the gospel require(1) inward purity and holiness;
(2) extensive charity, whereby we are to rejoice with them that do rejoice, and mourn with them that weep.
(3) To do good for evil.
(4) To mortify our corrupt affections, and take up our cross and follow our Saviour. By this short view of these two rules of God's will, it appears that one is more extensive than the other, and that we cannot be said to fulfil the whole of that will without making the gospel the immediate rule of it.
Parallel VersesKJV: Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.