Tag Archives: The Lord’s Prayer

Praying with Self Awareness

Prayers are rare in the book of Proverbs. Several pithy statements about prayer appear, but developed conversation with God appears only in Poverbs chapter 30, among the sayings of Agur, a king unidentified elsewhere in the Bible. I’m going to … Continue reading

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Prayer Combat Inspection

When I was in the Army, I struggled at times with PCI, Pre-Combat Inspection.  PCI meant that I would review a packing list with the training or the deployment to discern whether I had the required equipment.  I would also … Continue reading

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Learning to Pray in 2015

Now Jesus was praying in a certain place, and when he finished one of his disciples said to him, ‘Lord, teach us to pray as John taught his disciples.’ And he said to them, ‘When you pray, say: Father, hallowed … Continue reading

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A Lesson on Prayer from the Example of Jesus

The prayers of Jesus reveal his relationship with God; they remind us that prayer requires courage. Jesus, like other dynamic leaders, faced choices as to how he would spend his time. He set priorities. Prayer kept him focused. When distracted … Continue reading

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