Our text(s) this week comes from Luke 11.
The disciples ask Christ to teach them how to pray and Christ gives a model to pray. It becomes known as the Jesus prayer, the Lord’s prayer, and the Our Father prayer. It is:
Our Father, who art in heaven,
hollowed be your name,
your kingdom come, your will be done
on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
Forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those you trespass against us,
and lead us not into temptation
but deliver us from evil.
This last week my family and I were on an Alaskan cruise and the tour guides in the different ports of call often shared the most common questions that they are asked, which seemed to be ‘how are the winters in Alaska’. Read the rest of this entry »