Jesus models prayer. Expressing in prayer the supremacy of God’s name, kingdom, and will rightly reorients our affections Godward. Jesus’ model prayer leads us to fight false pride by honoring, worshipping, and obeying our heavenly Father. This is true human flourishing.
RESOURCES USED: ESV Study Bible; The Sermon on the Mount and Human Flourishing, by Jonathan Pennington; The New American Commentary: Matthew by C. Blomberg (1992).