Matthew Henry’s “Method For Prayer”

Give Honor to the Triune God – Father, Son, and Holy Spirit

Adoration 1.11 | NIV

We must give honor to the three persons in the Godhead distinctly, to the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, that great and sacred Name into which we were baptized and in which we assemble for religious worship, in communion with the universal church.

I pay my homage to three that testify in heaven: the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit; for these three are one. 1 John 5:7(KJV)

I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, Matthew 11:25(NIV) and the eternal Word, who was with God in the beginning and was God, through whom all things were made; without whom nothing was made that has been made; John 1:1-3(NIV) and who, when the time had fully come, Galatians 4:4(NIV) became flesh and made his dwelling among us and showed his glory, the glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. John 1:14(NIV)

And since it is the will of God that all may honor the Son just as they honor the Father, John 5:23(NIV) I adore him as the radiance of his Father’s glory and the exact representation of his being; Hebrews 1:3(NIV) herein joining with the angels of God, who were all bidden to worship him. Hebrews 1:6(NIV)

I pay homage to the exalted Redeemer, who is the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth, Revelation 1:5(NIV) confessing that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. Philippians 2:11(NIV)

I also worship the Holy Spirit, the Counselor, whom the Son has sent from the Father, the Spirit of truth who goes out from the Father, John 15:26(NIV) and who is sent to teach me all things and to remind me of everything; John 14:26(NIV) who indited the Scriptures, holy men of God writing them as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit. 2 Peter 1:21(NIV)

Share This