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Our Daily Bread

The Reading “Therefore, you should pray like this…Give us today our daily bread. (Matthew 6:11) Reflection The phrase, “our daily bread,” had historical meaning to the Jewish disciples of Jesus. When the people of Israel were wandering in the wilderness for 40 years, God fed them day-by-day with manna that fell from heaven. The people were to take only what they needed for the day. If the people attempted to gather more than they needed, they quickly learned that the…

Worship with us: Hosanna

Worship with us: Hosanna. Are you living in fear lately? Worship with us in singing and praise led by worship leader Jon Knauss. “when we see you we find strength to face the day”   CCLI Song # 4662491 Brenton Brown | Paul Baloche © 2005, 2006 Thankyou Music (Admin. by Capitol CMG Publishing) Integrity’s Hosanna! Music (Admin. by Capitol CMG Publishing (IMI)) CCLI License # 642845  

Knowing God’s Will

Matthew 6:9-10 The Reading “Therefore, you should pray like this: Our Father in Heaven, your name be honored as holy. Your kingdom come. Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.” (Matthew 6:9-10) Reflection Why do we have to ask that God’s will be done? It is obvious that God is powerful enough to do whatever he wants, so why must we ask him to act in his own interest? The problem is not with God; the…

Seeking the Kingdom of God


The Reading “Therefore, you should pray like this: Our Father in Heaven, your name be honored as holy. Your kingdom come.” (Matthew 6:9-10) Reflection What is the kingdom of God? I am sorry to say this, but the kingdom seems to have passed everyone’s notice these days. We are too busy building our own domains. Even local churches feel like their own little kingdoms. We tend to say that we are members of thus and such a church, rather than…

Centering Ourselves in God

The Lord’s Prayer Matthew 6:9 The Reading “Therefore, you should pray like this: Our Father in heaven, your name be honored as holy. (Matthew 6:9) Reflection After learning to pray to God as our Father, as we learned yesterday, we must learn what it means to center ourselves in God. The phrase, “Hallowed be thy name,” is obscure in modern English, meaning that we do not use the word “hallowed” in everyday speech, nor do we understand what it means…