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December 17

December 17

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December 17 HC #125 –Acts 14:15-18 In this petition where we ask God to give us our daily bread, we are really asking for much more than simple food for our table. There is an acknowledgement that we are incapable of getting that food for ourselves without the gracious hand of God blessing us. This […]

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December 16

December 16

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December 16 HC #125 – Exodus 16 Give us this day our daily bread is the fourth petition of the Lord’s Prayer. Yes, in this prayer then we are asking God to provide for our bodily needs. And really is there a better example of all of this than the Israelites wandering in the desert […]

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December 15

December 15

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December 15 HC #124 – Matthew 21:28-32 The will of God is an important matter that perhaps we don’t think about enough in our daily lives. We are to be doing God’s will. Jesus gives an example of a father with two sons in Matthew 21:28-32. The fathers asks the boys to do some work […]

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December 14

December 14

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December 14 HC #124 – Psalm 103:20-21 Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Part of understanding this petition then is to understand how God’s will is done in heaven. Psalm 103:20-21 makes it pretty plain to us. The Angels in heaven do His will. Notice Psalm 103:20-21 is not saying […]

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December 13

December 13

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December 13 HC #124 – Psalm 143:10 The Third petition is Thy Will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven. This is the right thing to pray, and we see people praying it often. Contained in this prayer is an admission that we often have a will that would rather be doing anything […]

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December 12

December 12

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December 12 HC #123 – I Corinthians 15:24-28 Thy Kingdom come also then means the overturning of those who oppose Him. Satan in particular is going to be overthrown and thrown down. For Christ’s Kingdom to march on means the defeat of those who stand in His way, and this is something we should be […]

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December 11

December 11

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December 11 HC #123 – Acts 13:44-52 Thy Kingdom come is asking the Lord to gather, defend, and preserve His church. The Kingdom of Christ is related to the church. It is related to its growth, its protection, and its movement. Acts 13:44-52 is a good example of this. Paul and Barnabas are in Antioch […]

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December 10

December 10

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December 10 HC #123 – I Corinthians 2:1-13 Thy Kingdom Come. This is the second thing we ask of God in the Lord’s Prayer. There is much packed into these three little words. There are acknowledgements that Christ is King of His people. There is an admission we are His people, the sheep of His […]

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December 9

December 9

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December 9 HC #122 – John 17:3 Hallowed be thy name is also asking God to help us know Him. He is holy, and we need to know that and understand that more and more everyday. Asking God to hallow His name includes the idea of making it more holy to us. This is done […]

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December 8

December 8

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December 8 HC #122 – Luke 1:47-56 The Lord’s name is hallowed already because He is holy, but The Lord’s prayer is also a prayer where we are asking that the Lord’s name would be hallowed. It is a petition. May your name be holy here on earth just as it is in heaven. Make […]

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