Devotional

October
17
2016

Dealing With Temptation

Dealing with Temptation

When we sincerely pray, “Do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from evil,” we also declare our submission to His Word, which is our protection from sin....

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September
26
2016

Dealing With Trials

Dealing with Trials

We are not certain that, like Joseph, we will be completely submissive to and dependent on God in our trials. The implication of this part of the prayer seems to be:...

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September
19
2016

Temptation Vs. Trial

Temptation or Trial?

This sixth petition encouragingly speaks of God’s protection. At first glance, the interpretation of its meaning seems simple enough: we ask God to keep us out of...

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August
29
2016

Deliver Us From Evil

Deliver Us From Evil.

We live in a fallen world that continually bombards us with the reality of sin and its consequences. We can see it first in the natural world. Volcanoes, earthquakes, fires,...

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August
8
2016

The Proof of a Forgiving Spirit

The Proof of a Forgiving Spirit

As a kind of postscript to the Disciples’ Prayer, Matthew 6:14–15 is our Savior’s own commentary on the petition of verse 12—the only...

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