Some prayers are very difficult to pray. To ask for God’s will to be done is to ask that his will prevail over my will. It is turning control over to God.
We wait for Jesus to return and establish his kingdom on earth. Until that time are to be committed to living out the values of God’s kingdom.
The first petition in the Lord’s Prayer, “Hallowed be your name,” is about the glory of God, and that is the place where prayer must begin.
Our Father in heaven. We pray in community with others. We pray to our father, the one who cares and who has the power to help us.
Jesus warns against hypocrisy and why it is so important to be real or authentic before God and others. This is important for learning to pray as we should.
Israel was called by God from the nations to be a blessing to the nations. God revealed his power and glory to them so they would be in awe of him.
The Israelites were attacked and faced a challenge. They learned that the outcome of the battle truly does belong to God and is a testimony of his presence.
The Israelites in the wilderness faced times of disappointment. They struggled with trusting God. God never abandoned them but provided what they needed.
God gives us gifts in life to enjoy and draw closer to him, but we must be careful to not let the gift become and idol and replace God.
God wants us to discover that he is the only one who can truly satisfy the thirst for happiness that we sense in our souls