Posts with the tag “the-lord-s-prayer”

Prayer + Forgiveness
March 27th, 2019
The concept of forgiveness is tricky. In theory it sounds great--living debt free to God and others, and holding no grudges sounds like a life of freedom. But at the same time, when given more thought...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
My Protector, My Deliverer
March 27th, 2019
I’ve loved diving into the Lord’s Prayer in a deeper way. There are some very powerful things that we can learn from the things that Jesus said were important to ask God for. I want to expand upon Mat...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Vulnerability in Prayer
March 25th, 2019
“And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you as...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Hallowed be Thy Name
March 21st, 2019
The Lord’s prayer begins by saying “Our Father in heaven, hallowed by thy name.” From the very beginning, we are identified as children of God, children of a father who will never fail us nor abandon ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
As it is in Heaven
March 21st, 2019
If you know much about me, you know that my favorite genre of books to read is Fantasy. I think at least part of the reason I love Fantasy (and sci-fi) so much is because the most common trope has to ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Ask, Seek, Knock -- The Answers are Closer Than you Know
January 17th, 2019
" So I say to you: ask and it will be given to you, seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
What is Prayer?
September 10th, 2018
Think about your relationships in life. Think about your closest friendships. How did you develop such a deep bond with them? How did you begin to trust someone who, at one time, you never knew at all...  Read More
by Devon McCoy