Prayer: a holy name

'Jesus said, “This is how you should pray: “Father, may your name be kept holy. May your Kingdom come soon.'Luke 11:2 It would be good if every prayer we prayed started with these words, or words to that effect. For followers of Jesus, these two things should be the central focus of our lives. But … Continue reading Prayer: a holy name

Prayer priorities

“Jesus said, “This is how you should pray: “Father, may your name be kept holy. May your Kingdom come soon. Give us each day the food we need, and forgive us our sins, as we forgive those who sin against us. And don’t let us yield to temptation. ”” ‭‭Luke‬ ‭11:2-4‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Two things stand … Continue reading Prayer priorities

Love who?

One day an expert in religious law stood up to test Jesus by asking him this question: “Teacher, what should I do to inherit eternal life?” Jesus replied, “What does the law of Moses say? How do you read it?” The man answered, “‘You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all … Continue reading Love who?

Witness

Then he asked them, “But who do you say I am?” Peter replied, “You are the Messiah sent from God!” Jesus warned his disciples not to tell anyone who he was.Luke 9:20-21 NLT This seems an odd thing for Jesus to do. He knew people were talking about him. He asked the disciples what people … Continue reading Witness