Our Father (3) We are Family

Jesus said when you pray say 'Our Father...' Thank God for the personal witness that he gives to each one of his children that we are indeed his children and entitled and enabled to say those amazing words 'Abba, Father.' Thank God too for personal prayer, that each one of us can come to God … Continue reading Our Father (3) We are Family

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The Lord’s Prayer – Our Father (2)

Jesus said when you pray say, "Father/our Father."¬†What a wonderful way to begin a prayer, from the beginning it speaks of one who gives us life and secondly cares for the life that he gives us. We are his children - wonderful! A relationship has been established, a relationship that can never be lost, however … Continue reading The Lord’s Prayer – Our Father (2)

Our Father

We've just started a new series at church focussing on the Lord's Prayer, and in turning afresh to it I've been impacted by the sheer simplicity and profoundness of it. Many of us if not all (truth be known) struggle with, or have struggled with prayer - it sounds simple but how do you do … Continue reading Our Father

New Beginnings

New years like new days provide new beginnings, new opportunities. Some would have us believe that we are caught up in an unending repetitious cycle of events, but that is not the way the Bible has it. Yes there are seasons that come round year by year, that's good, there is order to life. But … Continue reading New Beginnings