The Perfection of The Lord’s Prayer

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I adore the Lord’s Prayer.

It contains everything a Christian needs for a healthy relationship with God, and for a deeply profound faith.

It is the most important thing Jesus taught us.

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How Little Jack Horner Causes Wars, Famine, and Plague

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Little Jack Horner
Sat in the corner,
Eating a Christmas pie;
He put in his thumb,
And pulled out a plum,
And said ‘What a good boy am I!’

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Daily Devotion: Is God An Abusive Psycho or the Best Parent Ever?

These passages are so disparate that there has to be a reason why they are paired like this. And the answer isn’t pretty.

Unfortunately, most preachers and pastors take both of these passages at face value and teach a lesson that presents God basically as the bi-polar abusive father. You know, the type: they scream and threaten you, beat you, and then later shower you with love and gifts. From fire and brimstone to saccharine-sweet. Yep, we all know the type.

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Daily Devotion: How to Tell a Dying Muslim Child She is Saved

Does she need to proclaim he faith in Jesus Christ?
Does she need to be baptized?
How can we tell a dying little girl who happens to be Muslim that she is saved?

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Daily Devotion: Let’s Stop Confusing Our Covenants, m’kay?

Bible Readings for Wednesday March 16th, 2011 – The 1st Week of Lent *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. Psalm 32 1. [Of David. A Maskil.] Happy are those whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. 2. Happy are those to whom the LORD imputes no iniquity, and in whose spirit […]

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Daily Devotion: When Mercy Means Using the Sword to Kill

Bible Readings for Tuesday March 8th, 2011 – The Week of The Transfiguration *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. Psalm 78:17-20, 52-55 17. Yet they sinned still more against him, rebelling against the Most High in the desert. 18. They tested God in their heart by demanding the food they craved. 19. […]

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Daily Devotion: Apathy and The Dying Church

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We are becoming a nation of self-absorbed zombies. Habitually willing to spend $20 a week on over-priced coffee, yet we drop only a buck or two into the offering plate on Sundays. We watch almost 4 hours of television a night, and yet we cannot find time to attend one community event, bible study, or game night. We stuff our fat faces with food we don’t need while soup-kitchens struggle to put out a meal.

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Daily Devotion: I Choose Mercy!

Bible Readings for Tuesday February 15th, 2011 – The 6th Week of Epiphany *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. Psalm 119:9-16 9. How can young people keep their way pure? By guarding it according to your word. 10. With my whole heart I seek you; do not let me stray from your […]

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