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Because of Jesus, we can approach our Father in heaven in prayer anytime and anywhere. He doesn’t care about the right words. We can never bug him too much. As God’s children, we have confidence that he will hear and answer us every time.

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Lord’s Prayer: “Your Kingdom Come”—What Am I Asking For?

When we pray “your kingdom come,” what are we actually asking for and what does it mean for us? Is God’s kingdom already here? This week, Pastor Dan walks us through the Lord’s Prayer and helps us see how we can continue to grow in our relationship with God.

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Lord’s Prayer: “Our Father”—So What?

How’s your prayer life? This week, Pastor Dan walks us through the Lord’s Prayer and helps us see how we can continue to grow in our relationship with God. Today we see how we get to call God “Our Father,” giving us a special relationship with him. But, Pastor Dan asks, what if you have a bad dad? Why call God something you’re not proud of?

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Instant gratification

What’s the longest you’ve had to wait for something? The year was 1980. My fifth-grade teacher had taken our whole class to see the…

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Start with the Lord

“Listen to my words, Lord, consider my lament. Hear my cry for help, my King and my God, for to you I pray. In…

Life’s Challenges

The flip side of worry

I’m a world-class worrier. If it were an Olympic sport, I’d have a house full of gold medals. Nothing is off limits from my…

Life’s Challenges

A reliable, no-strings-attached network

One of the most annoying sounds in the world has to be the busy signal you get when you call and someone is on…

Prayer

Call on God

Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, made the first call on March 10, 1876, to his assistant, Thomas Watson. What were the first…

Living My Faith

Tap into your willpower

“Habits eat willpower for breakfast.”—John Ortberg I was 33 years old when I completely gave up on the concept of New Year’s resolutions. I…

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What Does Your Prayer Life Look Like?

It’s okay to beg and plead with God. Be bold and confident. Wrestle with God in prayer.

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We’ve got a lot to pray about

Jesus had the salvation of the world on his shoulders. He was about to give his life on a cross. Jesus was praying for…

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Praying for others

I’m editing a book for a friend. She started the project to tell her story, even though she really wasn’t a writer—though with time…

Living My Faith

A heart to hear

Sometimes when I don’t know what to pray for, I take the advice of Jesus’ brother James: “If any of you lacks wisdom, you…