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 … (3)

Forgiveness is not optional. It is a command. Jesus taught his followers (and us) how to pray. Part of the prayer is: “forgive us our debts as we have forgiven our debtors.” And just in case the disciples didn’t catch the forgiveness part, he reiterated and explained in more fully. “For if you forgive men… Read More

When you pray, say … (2)

This part is all about trusting God. Do I really believe that He cares for me–in good times and bad. Or do I step in with my plans, my agenda, my wants. God has given me a promise. And He has a plan and a purpose for me. How does this play out in my… Read More

When you pray, say …

I pray (quietly in my head, out loud, singing, whispering, drawing …) the Lord’s prayer daily. It helps me to focus on putting God in the center of my life. It also reminds me of what prayer is–not just a list of my wants, but that it includes thanks, praise, and worship.      The… Read More