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Your Kingdom Come

“Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” Worship. “Our Father who is in heaven,”
Reverence. “hallowed be your name.”
Desire. “Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.”
Dependence. “Give us this day our daily bread,”
Forgiveness. “and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.”
Deliverance. “And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.”

To Pray "Your Kingdom Come"This part of the Lord's Prayer is a prayer of the missionary heart. While we look at this area of the Bible today, I’m going to position it in two ways. One, that we pray this prayer and understand it’s implications in a very personal way. And two, as a forward-looking, hope-finding, promise-keeping, world-redeeming, finalization of all things the Lord has planned to accomplish. We want to pray this prayer with both a personal and global perspective.

Seek first the kingdom In Matthew 6:33 we read, “But seek first the kingdom of God …

Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage

On June 26, 2015, the United States became the 21st and most populous country to legalize so called “same-sex marriage”, as it ruled on Obergefell v. Hodges. Following this ruling were many celebrations. You can’t use the web today without seeing peoples profile pictures overlaid in rainbow colors, pride flags being waved on the streets, and photo ops being taken in front of and inside public buildings. Everybody is talking about it. On the other side you have arguments breaking out, store owners making the news for banning gay people from their businesses, and the usual violent responses that we see during highly publicized controversial public debates.

The homosexual agenda For the past few decades societies have been pushing the homosexual agenda both in the United States and abroad. The gay rights movement began around 1970. But before we start thinking that this is an exclusive historic event in our nation's history, we have to remember another tragedy took place in the early…