Tag Archives: Lord’s Prayer

The God Box

So many times we ask for what we think we need, instead of asking for God’s will for us. How often do we say: “God, either I need you to do this…, or this?..” Such an approach leaves no room for there to be an entirely different way that God could provide for our needs. […]

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Practical Application of the Lord’s Prayer: Part 3

Today we will take a closer look at the petitions of our own needs. After presenting the petitions about God and His worship Jesus teaches us how to address our own needs. Let us take a closer look at these petitions… 4. Give us this day our daily bread This petition occurs at the center […]

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Practical Application of the Lord’s Prayer: Part 2

Yesterday we explored the introduction of the Lord’s prayer and discovered what it really means for us to “hallow” his name. Today, we will take a closer look at the second and third petitions of the Lord’s Prayer: 2. Your Kingdom come When we examine the Kingdom of God, we see that there is a […]

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Practical Application of the Lord’s Prayer: Part 1

The Lord’s Prayer is one of the most well-known passages of the New Testament. In our last episode of Cross Connection we discussed three religious activities that are shared by the majority of the world’s religions. In Matthew 6:1-18 Jesus speaks about (1) almsgiving; (2) prayer; (3) and fasting. The Lord’s prayer that Jesus introduces […]

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