Kingdom Come

The King has come.Not to slay the traitor, the rebel,but to take their judgment,making them His kingdom The King is coming.Not to spare the wicked, the sinner,but to execute His justice,consummating His kingdom Come now, O King,to reign as my Lord, my Godand to send forth Your servant,bringing here Your kingdom

Praying | Matthew 6:5-15

SUGGESTED VERSES FOR MEMORIZATION & MEDITATION And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him. (Matthew 6:7-8) Pray then like this: “Our …

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My Confession: Gluttony, Sugar, & Our Daily Bread

I have the honor of officiating a wedding this November, which is great news! I've also, however, recently had to face ugly truths regarding my clothing because of said wedding, which is decidedly less fun. You see, it so happens that I no longer fit into the pants of the majority of my suits, and most of my shirts …

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Like Jacob

And Jacob said, “O God of my father Abraham and God of my father Isaac, O LORD who said to me, ‘Return to your country and to your kindred, that I may do you good,’ I am not worthy of the least of all the deeds of steadfast love and all the faithfulness that you …

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For Forgiveness

And forgive us our debts,  as we also have forgiven our debtors.  Matthew 6:12 This is simultaneously the most hopeful and heavy piece of the Lord’s Prayer. It is hopeful because Jesus is encouraging us to come to the Father to ask for forgiveness. The heaviness comes next, “as we also have forgiven our debtors.” …

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For Provision

Give us this day our daily bread, Matthew 6:11  After praying for God’s name to be holy, for His kingdom to come, and for His will to be done, Jesus now leads us into praying for our needs. It is important that our needs come after praying for God’s work because it gives us the proper …

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The Father’s Will

Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Matthew 6:10b  But it is a dangerous error, surely very widespread among Christians, to think that the heart can pray by itself. For then we confuse wishes, hopes, sighs, laments, rejoicing so—all of which the heart can do by itself—with prayer. And we confuse …

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