When you pray, say … (5)

His kingdom, his power, his glory. Forever. And He loves us and wants us to be with him forever. Amen to that! The Lord’s prayer Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we also… Read More

When you pray, say … (4)

I used to use the word TEMPTATION in context with things I considered bad, such as murder, stealing, pornography, and mayhem. It belongs there, but it can also be as subtle as over-booking myself so I don’t have time for God or my family, wanting to always be the center of attention, and choosing easy… Read More

Am I sorry for me or for what I’ve done to another?

Remorse  is when we are only sorry that we failed. Repentance is when we are in pain because we have hurt God or another person—for that person’s sake and for God’s not for ourselves. It focuses attention on the wounded one. If we are hurting for our own sake because we have failed, that is… Read More