Contributed on Apr 7, 2010
We have an intimate connection to God when we pray "Our Father."
Living the Lord’s Prayer, Part, Mathew 6:6-13 “Our Father in Heaven” Introduction There’s a wonderful story about a Chicago bank that once asked for a letter of recommendation on a young Bostonian being considered for employment. The Boston investment house could not ...read more
Contributed on Apr 13, 2010
God is holy and our unified Christian life is rooted in the unity of His holiness and perfect love.
Living The Lord’s Prayer, Part, Mathew 6:6-13 “Hallowed Be Thy Name” Introduction It’s a funny thing about our names. Many of us are very particular about our names. When I first met Christina it was of the greatest annoyance to her that so often people will call her ...read more
Contributed on Apr 22, 2010
Exposition and application of the Lord's Prayer. Your kingdom come in me and in the future!
Living The Lord’s Prayer, Part-3, Mathew 6:6-13 “Your Kingdom Come” Introduction “Everybody treats us so nicely. No one seems to thing that we mean what we say. When we say “kingdom of God,” no one gets apprehensive, as if we had just announced (which we ...read more
Contributed on Apr 27, 2010
God is calling us to live in the present with our eyes fixed on Him.
Living The Lord’s Prayer, Part-4, Mathew 6:6-13 “Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread” Introduction There is a story of a man who tried to weigh a prayer. He owned a little grocery store. It was the week before Christmas, shortly after World War I. A tired-looking woman came ...read more
Contributed on May 9, 2010
We forgive because we have been forgiven.
Living the Lord’s Prayer, Part-5, Mathew 6:6-13 “Forgive us our Debts” Introduction “When you have been sitting in a well-lighted room and are suddenly called into the outer darkness, how black it seems. And thus when a man has dwelt in communion with God, sin becomes ...read more
Contributed on May 11, 2010
Evil has a name: sin.
Living the Lord’s Prayer, Part-6, Mathew 6:6-13 “Evil Has a Name” Introduction “Often, when traveling among the Alps [The highways of the United States], one sees a small black [white] cross planted on a rock or on the brink of a stream or on the verge of the highway to ...read more