Commonly called “The Lord’s Prayer,” Jesus emphasized the personal nature of prayer. Prayer is not speaking to an impersonal force, but literally to “Our Father in heaven” who always seeks the welfare of His children and always does what is right.
Our prayers should not only thank God for what He has already done, but also anticipate what He will do in answer to our petitions.
Ecclesiastes teaches there is more to success than overcoming challenges and realizing goals. In one brief but profound six-word sentence, Solomon provides the defining secret for meaning and fulfillment in life.
God’s holiness so deeply impacted Isaiah he thought his life was over. In all likelihood, he recalled the words of God to Moses saying, “no man shall see Me and live” (Ex.33:20). Whether a vision or a view into the heavenly realm, we know Isaiah was never the same.
You can boldly face challenges with determination and seize the opportunities in the New Year! Use your passion to make a difference in 2017!