For what do we pray in the Second Petition?

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We pray that
  1. True faith and righteous living according to God’s will might increase, and Christ’s kingdom of grace would grow and expand.
    2 Pet. 3:18: Grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

    2 Thess. 3:1: Pray for us that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you.

    Matt. 9:38: Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth laborers into his harvest.

  2. Christ’s kingdom of glory would come soon
    Luke 12:32: Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.

    Rev. 22:20: He Which testifieth these things saith: Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus.