Tag Archives: the Lord’s Prayer

Government; December 24, 2018


Isaiah 9:7 Of the increase of his government and peace there will be no end. He will reign on David’s throne and over his kingdom, establishing and upholding it with justice and righteousness from that time on and for ever. … Continue reading

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August 1, 2016


Psalm 120:1-2 I call on the Lord in my distress, and he answers me. Save me, O Lord, from lying lips and from deceitful tongues. The Bible has many prayers for physical healing, but at least an equal number of … Continue reading

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April 1, 2016


1 Samuel 12:23 “As for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the Lord by failing to pray for you. And I will teach you the way that is good and right.” This needs to be … Continue reading

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March 9, 2016


Matthew 6:7-8 And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask … Continue reading

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November 4, 2015


Deuteronomy 3:26 But because of you the Lord was angry with me and would not listen to me. I find it fascinating that Moses, of all people, is blame-shifting even at this time of his life. The incident for which … Continue reading

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March 20, 2015


Psalm 4:4 In your anger do not sin; when you are on your beds, search your hearts and be silent. The differences between the NIV and the Japanese for this verse really struck me just now. The Japanese, rendered back … Continue reading

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January 14, 2014


John 16:26-27 “In that day you will ask in my name. I am not saying that I will ask the Father on your behalf. No, the Father himself loves you because you have loved me and have believed that I … Continue reading

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