Posts from July 2014

Niether Mere Animal nor Angel

The Lord’s Prayer (Mathew 6:9-13) is a profound pattern for prayer that Jesus taught His followers. It is hard to exhaust its riches and its capacity to edify the people of God. Jesus not only teaches the primacy of God in our lives but He seriously takes into account our full humanity. NO MERE ANIMAL […]

God’s Kingdom is not a Tooth Fairy Kingdom

Last week’s blog was entitled “Bragging About God“. I looked at the first line of the Lord’s Prayer that Jesus used as a template to teach His disciples to pray: “Our Father who is in heaven, hallowed be Your name” (Mathew 6:9). I believe that Jesus prayed that first because a human being’s greatest need […]

Bragging About God

In the Lord’s Prayer, Jesus taught his followers how to pray. The first thing he focused on was “hallowing” the name of our heavenly Father (Mathew 6:9). This blog will seek to unlock the rich meaning of these words of Jesus. Let us begin with a story. The Accident Several years ago, I witnessed an […]