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Thy Kingdom Come

For those of you who weren’t here last week, we kicked off a Lenten sermon series on the subject of the Lord’s prayer, beginning with the phrase— ‘thy kingdom come.’ We are going to continue with the Lord’s prayer this week, but before we jump right back into the next line of the prayer, I want to take a short detour into the Hebrew scriptures, to a story that I know many of you will be familiar with— the story of Joseph and his brothers. For aside from being the subject of a blockbuster Broadway musical, it is also a great illustration of the part of the Lord’s prayer that we are going to be looking at this morning. So what do we remember about Joseph’s story? Well, for starters, Joseph was

Kingdoms and Kin-doms

Historically, the season of Lent is a time to pause and reflect, and a time to try to live more deeply into our spirituality. For many of us, it is a time to get back to the basics of our faith in order to turn our attention back to God. This year, inspired by that idea of getting back to the basics of faith, I found myself drawn to one of the most universal prayers of Christianity— a prayer that is prayed equally by protestants and catholics, conservatives and liberals, pentecostals, evangelicals and congregationalists. It is a prayer that is repeated by millions of Christians across the globe every single day— The Lord’s Prayer. What better way to get back to basics this Lenten season th


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