Prayer #5: Praying to Our Father in Heaven

Yet Lord, you are our Father;we are the clay, and you are our potter;we all are the work of your hands.Lord, do not be terribly angryor remember our iniquity forever.Please look—all of us are your people!Isaiah 64:8-9 In the Bible, God is called Father. Jesus teaches his disciples about God the Father, including how to …

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Thoughts on Prayer: Learning to Pray from Scripture (Part 1)

There is a wide variety of literature in the books of the Old and New Testament: poems, historical narrative, letters, and Jewish apocalyptic writings, to name but a few. And, amazingly, God in his grace and wisdom divinely inspired the various authors of the Bible to reveal himself and his purposes through all of them. …

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