Chapter 3: Petition

Method for Prayer by Matthew Henry

Introduction to Petition

1 Earnestly Pray for the Forgiveness of your Sins
1.1 Plead with God His Goodness and Readiness to Forgive Sin
1.2 Plead with God the Merit and Righteousness of Jesus Christ
1.3 Plead with God His Promises of Pardon
1.4 Plead with God your Misery Because of Sin, Along with the Blessed Condition of Pardoned Sinners

2   Pray for Reconciliation with God that you may Know His Peace

Beg for the Acceptance of your Prayers