The Best News the World Has Ever HeardStuart Jones Much has been written about Jesus’ prayer in Matthew 6:9-13. It’s a guide on how we should pray. The prayer divides into two parts--we recognize the greatness of God and then we recognize our dependency upon Him. The first three requests ask God to accomplish His will in our world and reveal His purposes to everyone. The second three requests acknowledge our need for forgiveness and strength. We live in the kingdom of the earth, but we need to focus on the best news the world has ever heard and focus on the Kingdom of Heaven!