The Lord’s Prayer Fulfilled

What do we see when we read Revelation 21-22? “Streets of gold,” “no more tears”—sounds like “heaven,” by which we mean “where we go when we die, where we will spend eternity.” But is that what’s really going on here? What do we see in Revelation 21-22? What should we see? In Revelation 21-22, we …

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The Lord’s Prayer

This post is excerpted from my sermon this past Sunday, February 1, 2015. “Lord, teach us to pray.” That’s how Luke’s Gospel introduces the prayer that we today call the Lord’s Prayer: Jesus’ disciples so moved by Jesus’ own praying that one of them asks Jesus to teach them to pray. And so Jesus does. …

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The Lord’s Prayer for All People

Our Father in heaven, in whose image all people have been created, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, your kingdom without borders, your will for justice and peace, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread, all of us throughout the world, just what we …

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