Why pray the Lord's Prayer? Isn't better to just talk to God, to share what is on our heart? Sometimes it is. But at other times, the Lord's Prayer offers us the words that we need to address the God that we love.
In his Sermon on the Mount, Jesus tells us not to worry. But we still worry. At least I do. So here are three things that Jesus teaches us about how to handle the inevitable worries of life.
As I read through the Bible this year, I am writing a nonet poem for each of its sixty-six books. Here are my nonets for the first five books of the New Testament, the four Gospels and Acts of the Apostles.
What does it mean to live "under the condition of James"? This pandemic is reminding us all. Here is a brief devotion on living our lives "as the Lord wishes" when our plans go awry.
A reflection on Dag Hammarskjöld's famous words: "We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny. But what we put into it is ours."
This is another in my series exploring Scripture's most compelling questions, in this case the question asked by John the Baptist to Jesus from his prison cell.
A reflection on the question asked by Cain in Genesis 4, "Am I my brother's keeper?"
What Does It Mean to Pray “Deliver Us from Evil”? Here is my reflection on this question, as I continue my series on the Lord's Prayer.
What Does It Mean to Pray “Lead us not into temptation”? Here is my reflection on this question, as I continue my series on the Lord's Prayer.
What Does It Mean to Pray “Forgive Us Our Trespasses”? Here is my reflection on this question, as I continue my series on the Lord's Prayer.