The Lord’s prayer

Almost all of our prayers begin by rushing into a series of requests in which we pour out to God our problems, our needs, our irritations. Unfortunately, this only reinforces the focus of our attention on what is troubling us and our inability to remedy it. The disciples themselves must have felt somewhat the same […]

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Our higher calling

When the Lord says, ‘they have their reward,’ He uses the terminology of commerce to indicate that they have been ‘paid in full.’ He indicates that this honor or applause of humans is going to be their reward in full. In other words, they can have the approval of God or the applause of others, […]

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A Journey of Faith

The Journey of faith is a journey of trust that takes us from trusting His Power to trusting in His Word to trusting in Him. When we come to that place our prayer life will thrive because we have fallen so deeply in love with Him that we keep coming, trusting the answers to our […]

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