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July 2012

BRINGING GOD'S KINGDOM The Lord's Prayer, part 1

July 2012

“Prayer does not fit us for the greater work,” Oswald Chambers tells us, “prayer is the greater work.”Another man of God, H. MacGregor, has told us, “I would rather train twenty men to pray, than a thousand to preach.  A minister's highest mission ought to be to teach his people to pray....Read More

HOW TO PRAY

July 2012

An important lesson that the Lord’s prayer teaches us is the complete submission of the one who prays. William Barclay puts it this way, “Prayer must never be an attempt to bend the will of God to our desires, prayer always ought to be an attempt to submit our wills to the Will of God”.The sec...Read More

HALLOWED BE THY NAME

July 2012

The  English word ‘hallowed’ means ‘to sanctify’ or ‘to make holy’. Does the name of the Lord lack any jot in holiness that we may pray for His great name to be further sanctified? This sounds a litle paradoxical, doesn’t it? Albeit, as Jesus has taught His disciples to pray for t...Read More

Give Us this Day Our Daily Bread, Matthew 6:11

July 2012

Approaching  a personal God as a loving Father is evident in the prayer that the Lord taught His disciples. This prayer can be a pattern for our prayers as well. While making our supplications it is important to make sure that we should not ask anything that would tarnish His name. We commit to...Read More

God's Will and Our Prayer

July 2012

Most people see prayer as a tool used by a drowning person attempting to save himself by holding on to a piece of string! Since some people have received help or escaped during such attempts, others are fooled and continue likewise believing they too can ‘get away’ with that kind of prayer. What...Read More

A Model Prayer

July 2012

Lace up the tennis shoes; we are going for a jog. No stopwatch is needed for the issue is continuity, not speed. The track is the Lord’s Prayer (Matthew 6:9-13). The runner is you, “And you when you pray…” (vs 6) Not “if” you pray but “when” you pray. To stay spiritually fit one must...Read More