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3 Ways You Can Enhance Your Prayer Life

In Jesus name, amen? During my formative years, I found myself combining several prayers I’d heard many times before. Some were from my father; others from my mother, and the remainders were crumbs from other church members. On any given day, my prayer would sound something like this. “We thank you once again for spared […]

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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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