November 2013

When You Pray, Say, “Our Father”

Picture of Rev. Don ThurmanBro. Don Thurman

Over the next few months, I want to share some thoughts about prayer from Matthew 6:5-14. What did Jesus teach those who asked Him to teach them the subject?

First let’s consider some thoughts based on the first phrase of what our Lord taught about how we are to pray: “Our Father in Heaven” (6:9a).  This phrase speaks to us about who may approach our Heavenly Father in prayer.  The words “Our Father in Heaven” suggest several things to us:

  • We are children. Everyone may approach the Father in prayer, since everyone is a child of God by creation.  So who may approach the Father in prayer? Saints and sinners, adults, youth and children, and people of all languages, races, and nations.  “Everyone” also includes [click to continue…]


Turn in your Bible to Matthew 5:10 as our founding President Isaiah Reid brings his Thursday evening message.


Isaiah Reid comes to us again this year through the studies and talents of Bro. Jim Kerwin.

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