- What was wrong with the religion of the scribes and Pharisees, here call ‘hypocrites’, and what kind of religion does our Lord command in contrast?
- In the Lord’s Prayer, what can we learn:
(a) From the order of the petitions.
(b) From the kind of subjects that are particularly mentioned?
What must be our relation:
(a) to God,
(b) to our fellow men, if we are to make it our prayer?
- Verses 2, 5, 16. The word ‘hypocrites’ means an actor, i.e., one who plays a part.