Love

Once in while, you come across something which just grabs you.  A work of art, piece of music or a picture.  Maybe it’s the progression of chords in a song, the way melodies interact with each other.  The work of art could be an old oil painting from an artist long gone which captures an expression or scene, or it could be a spontaneous picture you stumble across on the internet.  For whatever reason, we are captivated and something in our soul is awakened and time stands still.

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The Lord’s Prayer 5/5 – Protect us from evil

Part 5.

Protect us from evil.

This line is translated a few ways

NIV: Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.

GNT: Do not bring us to hard testing, but keep us safe from the Evil One

CEV: Keep us from being tempted and protect us from evil

I’ve put several translations here so you get a feel of what Jesus was saying in his mother-tongue. Continue reading “The Lord’s Prayer 5/5 – Protect us from evil”

The Lord’s Prayer 2/5 – Your will be done

Part 2.

Your will be done

So, thanks for coming back for more. In the last post I tried to figure out what the first couple of lines of the Lord’s Prayer mean to me.  I tried to get my head around the idea of being able to call a Holy God, Father.  The next couple of lines that I want to think about now are about God’s Kingdom being on earth in the same way as it is in heaven. Continue reading “The Lord’s Prayer 2/5 – Your will be done”