Posts tagged Lord's Prayer
The Lord's Prayer - Forgive Us

These words that Jesus spoke reveal the need for me to fully submit to the mercy, grace, and forgiveness of the Father. In this submission, I am empowered by the Spirit to turn my anger and frustration against those in debt to me into forgiveness. Making the way for fellowship and relationship to be restored. I don't need to worry about the how, but rather have faith that God's forgiveness and mercy will show me the way and open my heart to restoration and fellowship.

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The Lord's Prayer - Your Kingdom Come

When I say the words, "your kingdom come", it is a statement of submission. It is an acknowledgement that God's kingdom is preferred and the only answer to a fallen world, with fallen rulers, cultures, and governments. It is a realization that nothing in this world can possibly bring me peace and love except the kingdom of God ruling in my heart.

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The Lord's Prayer - Our Father

Jesus opened our eyes and gave us a new understanding of who God is truly is as our father. He is not a distant deity, but a key relationship in each of our lives. He is someone that wants to speak to us each day, hear our concerns, share in the desires of our heart, speak into our vision, and help us lead with purpose.

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The Lord's Prayer

Over the next few weeks, I've committed to praying and reflecting on the Lord's Prayer that is recorded in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke. I'll be sharing my thoughts and key takeaways with you from this time in the hope that you too will study the prayer, its context, and how it applies to your own life and leadership.

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