Mike Riccardi explains what it means for us to pray, “Thy Kingdom Come.”
Here’s just a brief quote from Martyn Lloyd-Jones that summarizes what Mike is teaching about praying for the “already” aspect of the kingdom and the “not yet” phase of it–the latter which we are longing for.
“When we pray, ‘Thy kingdom come’, we are praying for the success of the gospel, its sway and power’ we are praying for the conversion of men and women; we are praying that the kingdom of God may come today…everywhere in the world. … But it goes even further than that. It is a prayer which indicates that we are ‘Looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of God’ (2 Pet. 3:21). It means that we should be anticipating the day when all sin and evil and wrong and everything that is opposed to God shall finally have been routed.”