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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.