Contributed on Sep 6, 2001
An examination of what the Lord’s Prayer is and three invitations we find from the Lord’s prayer.
The Protestant Reformer Martin Luther once said, “Just as the business of the tailor is making clothes and the business of the cobbler is making shoes, so the business of the Christian is praying.” If that’s true, I have a question for us this morning: How’s business? If you’re like most ...read more
Contributed on Sep 10, 2001
Three affirmations we make to God when we pray for his Kingdom reign to come.
Back in 1994 Disney released a movie called "Iron Will." It’s the story about a teenager named Will Stoneman who enters a marathon dog-sled race from Winnipeg, Canada to St. Paul Minnesota. Since Will’s father just died leaving the family in financial straights, Will enters the race to save his ...read more
Contributed on Sep 24, 2001
Why receiving God’s forgiveness and extending forgiveness to others is essential to prayer.
This last week we’ve heard a lot of rhetoric in light of September 11th’s terrorist attack on our nation. We’ve heard our president use words like "dead or alive" and punishing evil doers. We’ve heard the military’s phrase "infinite justice." We’ve been bombarded with words like hate crimes, ...read more
Contributed on Oct 1, 2001
How prayer helps us with two enemies that threaten our security.
We as Americans have a new enemy to fear. I’m talking of course about Osama bin Ladin, the prime suspect in the September 11 terrorist attacks. The son of a Saudi billionaire, bin Ladin has been on the FBI’s most wanted list since 1999. Bin Ladin has been targeting his terrorist actions against our ...read more