Addressing our Prayer

So often we do things out of obligation, that things are no longer enjoyable. If we think of prayer as a checklist, then we have missed the whole point of spending time with God

How many times have we prayed the Lord’s Prayer and never really stopped to address what we are saying, and why?

“Our Father in Heaven” not only addresses God as Majestic and Holy but that He is also personal and loving – because He is our Dad. Some of us may think of having to speak to our earthly Dad as an obligation, but I hope, for most of us, we love to do it, because we love the relationship we have with Him…so speaking to our Heavenly Father should be so much more!

Yet, prayer itself is simply redirecting our thoughts, to our Dad, in Heaven, because we will always naturally seek to pray for “this” or “that,” but it is in the middle of “this and that” in which God usually moves.

Being in heaven means that our Dad, is higher than anything that this world has to offer, and therefore it gives us a perspective in Who we are indeed speaking to, daily

Lastly, why do we say, “hallowed”? I always wondered this, and so, I looked it up!

Hallowed means to “honour” His Holy name – so to put it simply, it’s remembering that there is no one like Him! Therefore, it’s respecting Who God is because when we use His name lightly, in all honesty, we forget our Dad’s Holiness

This morning, cultivate a desire to want to spend time with Dad. He has everything we will ever seek from life. Know everything we’ll ever want to know, and loves us more than we can ever imagine

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Rebecca Brand

My hearts desire is for everyone to have an intimate relationship with Christ. To hear the voice of God and to experience His presence. Also, to help disciple others to discover their purpose within the body of Christ - through the power of the Holy Spirit.

My God-given dream is to break down barriers within life and the Church as a whole to strengthen and develop relationships within every denomination and bring unity - so that we will collectively raise up together and fulfil the Great Commission, within this lifetime.

I am living proof that no matter what your past was or whatever your life has become - God will use you to fulfil what He created you to do, when you step out in obedience and faith.

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