Tag Archives: The Lord’s Prayer

Lead Us Not into Temptation

Of all the lines in the Lord’s prayer, the one we address today is perhaps the easiest to pray but the hardest to understand. Jesus instructs us to ask, “Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil … Continue reading

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Forgive Us Our Debts

As a church we often talk about our calling as Christians to run into the brokenness with the help and hope of Jesus. We do this not because we want to be a hip congregation that is on the frontline … Continue reading

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Give Us Today Our Daily Bread

The word prayer is almost synonymous with making request. In fact, of the 21 replacements offered for “pray” on thesaurus.com, fifteen of them refer to asking for something. Yet in the Lord’s prayer, it’s not until the fourth phrase that … Continue reading

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Let Your Kingdom Come

Today we come to the culmination of Kingdom Month, but we haven’t addressed a question that you might have wondered about. What exactly is this Kingdom? The passage we consider this morning offers insight into this question, and helps us … Continue reading

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Hallowed Be Your Name

Today’s passage begins with what might appear to be a pretty dark statement: “the end of all things is near.” It may evoke images of a rumpled street preacher with a sandwich board hung from his neck announcing coming destruction … Continue reading

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