Matthew 6:10 (NIV) Your kingdom come, your will be done,
on earth as it is in heaven.

  1. Your kingdom come. What does that mean?
  2. Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Is that talking about the same thing or something different?
  3. How is God’s will done in Heaven?
  4. What does it mean for the kingdom to come in our lives as individuals?
  5. Jesus said to seek first the kingdom (Matthew 6:33). What exactly does that mean?
  6. Romans 14:17 (NIV): “For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.” What do we learn about the kingdom of God here?
  7. Should we seek to be the answer to our own prayer? Should we seek to be God’s hands and feet in ushering in the kingdom?
  8. The Lord’s Prayer is not a formula to recite. How would you paraphrase and personalize this part of the prayer?
  9. The book and website Got Questions? explains this verse this way: “The phrase ‘your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven’ is a reminder to us that we are to pray for God’s plan in our lives and the world, not our own plan. We are to pray for God’s will to be done, not for our desires.” Agree? Disagree? Thoughts?
  10. Let’s pray that the kingdom would come in our lives, our church, and our city. What else do we want to pray about?