Tagged with: The Lord’s Prayers
The Prayer of Surrender
Mon Feb 20 '17|
‘Not my will but yours be done’ (Luke 22:42) In the Lord’s Prayer (Matthew 6:9-13) Jesus teaches us to pray, ‘Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.’ Often we can think of that...
The Lord's Prayers: Prayer of Surrender
Sun Feb 19 '17|
In the Garden of Gethsemane, Jesus offered up a heartfelt and tear-soaked prayer. In this talk, Tim Frisby looks at Jesus’ prayer of surrender and considers how we can also surrender our lives to God in prayer.
Using Our Imagination in Prayer
Mon Feb 13 '17|
On Sunday we spent some time in corporate worship reflecting on a 15th Century icon of the Trinity by Andrei Rublev. This was probably a new experience for lots of us, but hopefully it helped to engage our imagination in...
The Lord's Prayers: Prayer for Unity
Sun Feb 12 '17|
A short while before his death Jesus prayed a prayer for all those who would come after him – us included. In this talk, Liam looks at Jesus’ prayer for unity and considers how it should shape our own prayers.
Praying the Bible
Mon Feb 6 '17|
‘Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path’ (Psalm 119:105) Sometimes it can be hard to know how to pray. We lack the words, or structure, or we find ourselves going through the motions and...
The Lord's Prayers: The Lord’s Prayer
Sun Feb 5 '17|
The disciples asked Jesus to teach them to pray, and in response Jesus gave them a model prayer. In this talk, David Stroud looks at the Lord’s Prayer and considers how it can shape our approach to prayer.
The Prayer of the Heart
Mon Jan 30 '17|
“Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.” (Matthew 11:27) Many of us have a tendency to turn everything into a project – a discipline or an achievement. But...
The Lord's Prayers: Rhythms of Prayer
Sun Jan 29 '17|
Jesus prayed all the time. Whether in the morning or evening, with others or alone, he seemed to prioritise prayer. In this talk, Lars will consider how we can learn from Jesus and build healthy rhythms of prayer into our...
Deciding to Pray
Mon Jan 23 '17|
‘Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.’ (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18) Most areas of life require some kind of discipline. Sport, study, learning a musical instrument; all of these require regular...
The Lord's Prayers: A Hunger for God
Sun Jan 22 '17|
As well as praying, Jesus made a regular habit of fasting, and he taught his disciples to do the same. In this talk Andy Tilsley looks at what fasting is, what it achieves, and how it can enrich our prayer...
The Lord’s Prayers: Praying for Unity
Mon Jan 16 '17|
‘How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity.’ (Psalm 133:1) 18-25 January is the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The church across the world is hugely diverse – with different styles, emphases and practices....
The Lord's Prayers: Our Father
Tue Jan 10 '17|
What we believe about God affects how we approach Him, and Jesus taught his disciples to begin prayer saying, “Our Father…” (Matthew 6:9). In the first talk of our series, Jo considers how knowing God as Father is the foundation...
The Lord’s Prayers: Names of God
Mon Jan 9 '17|
Who are we Praying to? ‘The highest science, the loftiest speculation, the mightiest philosophy, which can ever engage the attention of a child of God, is the name, the nature, the person, the work, the doings, and the existence of...