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August 2012

THE BASIS OF GOD'S KINGDOM The Lord's Prayer, Part II

August 2012

The Lord's Prayer reveals how we should regard God and power and grace to accomplish important things in our own lives and the lives of others.The Lord's Prayer also reveals us for who we are when Jesus prays, “Forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors.”  We all tend toward idolat...Read More

THE LORD'S PRAYER

August 2012

    Mathew and Luke record that Jesus gave his disciples their own prayer as a model of how to pray. It is known as the Lord’s prayer and is deliberately brief, in contrast to the many words that characterized the prayer of the gentiles. The most familiar version of the prayer ...Read More

THE ONLY WAY TO BE FORGIVEN

August 2012

My friend Ted died on June 6, 2000.  The details will always remain clouded because only one person really knows what happened and that man is in jail for the rest of his life. Ted was instrumental in my early Christianity when he and his wife discipled me and allowed me to become a part of the...Read More

“GOD PARTICLE” AND THE ORIGIN OF THE UNIVERSE

August 2012

The news on the 4th of July regarding the “God particle” or Higgs Boson is fresh in our minds. As you know, it is related to the study concerning the origin of the universe, especially on tracing the way in which the elementary particles acquired mass and turned out to be matter. Scientist Peter...Read More

Lead us not into Temptation

August 2012

The Lord’s Prayer as we know it has been a model for Christians around the world even 20 centuries after the words were first uttered from our Saviour’s lips. The way his disciples first reacted to it and the way we do might be worlds apart. Especially since the disciples were philosophi-cally i...Read More

THE MODEL PRAYER PART II

August 2012

We are “jogging” through the Lord’s Prayer to stay spiritually fit. Dr. Cho described his daily devotional time as a jog around an athletic track – “Every morning I get on a running track in the Spirit, and I circle that track. I know when I’m one-fifth of the way through, two-fifths, fo...Read More

The Seventh Petition

August 2012

“But deliver us from evil” (Matt.6:13)This seventh petition brings us to the end of the petitionary part of our Lord’s Prayer. The four requests that are for the supply of our own needs are for providing grace (“give us”), pardoning grace (“forgive us”), preventing grace (“lead us no...Read More