Give us Today our Daily Bread

Daily bread, we all need it. Bread represents what's necessary for life - there's a lot we think we need that we really don't. There's a lot that we want and seek and when we get it actually adds to our perceived needs rather than reducing them. When David said in Psalm 23, "The Lord … Continue reading Give us Today our Daily Bread

Our Father – who is in Heaven

This wonderful Father of ours lives in Heaven, or literally 'the Heavens' - we tend to use the singular, but the Greek has the plural - those in Bible times would speak of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd heaven. Paul says he was caught up to the third heaven and saw amazing things which the … Continue reading Our Father – who is in Heaven

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