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The Lord’s Prayer can be rote, or it can become a divine force unleashing God’s glorious blessing. How is “Thy kingdom come” a prayer that literally changes the world? Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come…” (Matt. 6:9-10).
They have omitted the one thing needful, a faithful obedience.
Amillennialism is one of the three major views of Bible prophecy, but what exactly does it mean?
What does the Bible mean by "Kingdom?" Is it heaven after earth, heaven on earth, or something else entirely?
The "different gospel" to which the Galatians were turning went something like this: Repent and believe in Jesus, showing that you really want to be a child of Abraham by submitting to circumcision and certain other regulations. Or, faith + works = salvation.
The root cause of worry is not misplaced priorities. It's misplaced faith. It's a failure to grasp the gospel of a God worthy of our trust.
Although it is a foundational confession for all Christians, much of the theological significance of Jesus’s identity as “the Son of God” is often overlooked or misunderstood.
"Bread" in this prayer is really symbolic of any need you have. Do you have a need today? God delights to meet your need.
Most of the Christian men and women I talk to would like their prayer life to be more than just random outbursts to God in the midst of desperation.
Heaven is the expectation of Christians that life does not end with physical death but, for the redeemed, continues eternally in the presence of Christ.
In one of the more enigmatic verses in the Gospel of Luke, Jesus tells His disciples, "I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven" (Luke 10:18). When did He mean?
"For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; and the government will rest on His shoulders; and His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace" (Isaiah 9:6).
The tongue is a powerful force---for good or evil. So how might our churches, homes, and culture change if we used words with Christian intentionality and eloquence?
Following Christ means putting aside our own expectations and desires. Often we have to take up our cross daily by shedding everything else.
During a recent study of the book of Acts, I was struck with the recurring emphasis on the irrepressibility of the gospel.
From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded... (Luke 12: 48). With the start of football season this month...
In the late 1980s, Bobby McFerrin’s song, “Don’t Worry, Be Happy,” rose to the top of the pop charts. The a cappella song with the light reggae beat invited listeners to chill out and put their worries aside.
Have you ever considered the scandalous grounds of Christ’s invitation? Jesus undermined the world’s way of thinking with the first words of his first sermon.
How can we as God’s people today benefit from Amos? What is it that God has to say to us today through this Minor Prophet?
Christianity isn’t about how to be spiritual, achieve your goals or have your best life now. Christianity isn’t about philosophy. It’s not about talk. Christianity is about power.