Daily Archives: May 24, 2012

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Grace and God’s Kingdom in the Lord’s Prayer

When you teach your child to pray for God’s kingdom to come, you are teaching  him to do something that is contrary to the nature with which he was born. You see, the little “kingdom of self” with which we were all born is radically  opposed to the kingdom of God. Think seriously about this statement. The flesh stands in violent opposition to the purposes of God. Read once again what the flesh is all about in Galatians 5:19-21: The acts of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery; idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like. I warn you, as I did before, that those […]