Tag Archives: The Lord’s Prayer

Thy Will, Not Mine

I say, “not my will but yours be done” (Luke 22:42). Do I mean it?    Lord, your will be done in my child’s life–even if that takes him far away, or puts him in harm’s way, or sets him … Continue reading

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My Lord’s Prayer

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What Will Be Done?

  The maps in my school books had America front and center. When I pray, I tend to put America’s needs front and center. I pray, Your will be done in America. I am thinking, “Do what’s best for America.” … Continue reading

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Resorting to Prayer

  Thy will be done.     I tend to make that my prayer of last resort. That’s not what Christ taught his disciples back in Galilee. It should be my prayer of first—and only—resort.  

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Forgiving or Forgiven?

    Which is easier for you: accepting forgiveness or offering forgiveness?   I like my grudges and I want to keep them I’ve had lots of practice accepting forgiveness What if I’m not sorry? Forgive us our trespasses – … Continue reading

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Day 5: Amen. Full Circle

    Final lesson on The Lord’s Prayer:     Lead us not into temptation. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Psalm 23:3 (ESV) Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. Amen. … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer Prayed Out in the Life of Jesus

    I have been working on the Bible lessons for our Vacation Prayer School, based on the Lord’s Prayer.    Our Father . . . I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth (Matthew 11:25, NIV). Thy will … Continue reading

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Five Days of Prayer School

  Our Vacation Prayer School lessons are based on the Lord’s Prayer. Henry Ward Beecher said this of the Lord’s Prayer:    “I used to think the Lord’s Prayer was a short prayer; but as I live longer, and see … Continue reading

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