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Deliver Us from Evil

July 25, 2021 • Pastor Chris McGregor • Matthew 6:9–13

how do I pray? This is one of the most popular searches on Google and on YouTube. Whether you call yourself religious or not, prayer is something many people practice, or want to understand further. One of the most important truths in this series is this: If you we want to live like Jesus lived, we have to pray like Jesus prayed. Prayer is something most everyone participates in, yet no one is an expert. Prayer is a powerful exercise and rhythm that Jesus modelled, and taught about throughout his life and ministry. Jesus starts the Lord's Prayer in Matthew 6 by instructing us how NOT to pray. God is not a formula or algorithm we need to solve. Neither is God is someone we need to manipulate. Does evil really exist? If it does, how should we navigate its presence? What does Jesus say about the presence of evil?

Daily Bread

July 18, 2021 • Pastor Chris McGregor • Matthew 6:9–13

how do I pray? This is one of the most popular searches on Google and on YouTube. Whether you call yourself religious or not, prayer is something many people practice, or want to understand further. One of the most important truths in this series is this: If you we want to live like Jesus lived, we have to pray like Jesus prayed. Prayer is something most everyone participates in, yet no one is an expert. Prayer is a powerful exercise and rhythm that Jesus modelled, and taught about throughout his life and ministry. Jesus starts the Lord's Prayer in Matthew 6 by instructing us how NOT to pray. God is not a formula or algorithm we need to solve. Neither is God is someone we need to manipulate. What does "daily bread" mean inside the Lord's Prayer?

Our Father in Heaven

July 11, 2021 • Pastor Chris McGregor • Matthew 6:9–13

how do I pray? Prayer is something most everyone participates in, yet no one is an expert. Prayer is a powerful exercise and rhythm that Jesus modelled, and taught about throughout his life and ministry. Jesus starts the Lord's Prayer in Matthew 6 by instructing us how NOT to pray. God is not a formula or algorithm we need to solve. Neither is God is someone we need to manipulate. The next part of the prayer is essential for us to gain joy and motivation to keep praying...even when it is awkward. Understanding the nature of God will radically reframe why and how we pray.

How NOT to Pray

July 4, 2021 • Pastor Chris McGregor • Matthew 6:9–13

how do I pray? Prayer is something most everyone participates in, yet no one is an expert. Prayer is a powerful exercise and rhythm that Jesus modelled, and taught about throughout his life and ministry. Jesus starts the Lord's Prayer in Matthew 6 by instructing us how NOT to pray. God is not a formula or algorithm we need to solve. Neither is God is someone we need to manipulate.