Posts from February 2017

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No Salvation Without This Story

by Brent Karding

The story of Judah and Tamar is unpleasant and awkward to read. You won’t find it in any children’s picture Bible storybooks! If it were a movie, it would surely be at least PG-13. If you don’t remember this story, take a couple of minutes and read Genesis 38. Then, once you’ve cringed and grimaced […]

Hallowed Be Thy Name (Part 2)

by Brent Karding

We saw last week that to “hallow” God’s name means to set God Himsef apart as sacred; it is to treat Him as worthy of worship and honour, for He is worthy. Now, why is this request in the Lord’s prayer? Notice that “the Lord’s Prayer has six petitions,” three of them “Thy” petitions, and […]

Hallowed Be Thy Name (Part 1)

by Brent Karding

The “Lord’s Prayer” is a sample of the kind of prayer that pleases the Lord – the kind of prayer that we, as His disciples, ought to pray. This prayer is what our prayers should look like. Not that we should simply regurgitate this prayer daily, but it should be a guide for us in […]