Devotional Thought for Today – 03/02/2022

Prayer Series XLVII We continue with excerpts from Reformed Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer. Matthew 6:5-15, Luke 11:2-4 The Petitions (continued) But deliver us from evil. Deliver us from his power, his snares, his arts, his temptations. Albert Barnes Deliver us from Satan, and from all the evils he sends . . . snares, crafty practices, deceivings . … More Devotional Thought for Today – 03/02/2022

Devotional Thought for Today – 02/28/2022

Prayer Series XLV We continue with excerpts from Reformed Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer. Matthew 6:5-15, Luke 11:2-4 The Petitions (continued) And lead us not into temptation And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Temptation is anything . . . that . . . has a force or efficacy to draw the mind and … More Devotional Thought for Today – 02/28/2022

Devotional Thought for Today – 02/24/2022

Prayer Series XLI We continue with excerpts from Reformed Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer. Matthew 6:5-15, Luke 11:2-4 The Petitions (continued) And forgive us our trespasses… Who are meant by us, for whom forgiveness is asked? Ourselves: for every man is in the first place to be concerned for his own pardon . . . Others also, not … More Devotional Thought for Today – 02/24/2022

Devotional Thought for Today – 02/21/2022

Prayer Series XXXIX We continue with excerpts from Reformed Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer. Matthew 6:5-15, Luke 11:2-4 The Petitions (continued) Three Petitions with respect to ourselves Let . . . any understanding mind be judge whether it [is] not much better that these requests pass in the middle [of the Lord’s Prayer than elsewhere, which] begins spiritually … More Devotional Thought for Today – 02/21/2022

Devotional Thought for Today – 02/19/2022

Prayer Series XXXVII We continue with excerpts from Reformed Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer. Matthew 6:5-15, Luke 11:2-4 The Petitions (continued) Thy will be done on earth, as it is in heaven Prayer is a mighty instrument, not for getting man’s will done in heaven, but for getting God’s will done in earth. Robert Law The most important … More Devotional Thought for Today – 02/19/2022

Devotional Thought for Today – 02/17/2022

Prayer Series XXXV We continue with excerpts from Reformed Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer. Matthew 6:5-15, Luke 11:2-4 The Petitions (continued) Thy kingdom come What do we pray for in the second petition? The destruction of Satan’s kingdom, and the coming of the kingdom of God. Psalm 83:17-18. John Brown of Haddington In the second petition we pray … More Devotional Thought for Today – 02/17/2022

Devotional Thought for Today – 02/16/2022

Prayer Series XXXIV We continue with excerpts from Reformed Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer. Matthew 6:5-15, Luke 11:2-4 The Petitions (continued) Hallowed be thy name What are we here to understand by the name of God? All those things . . . by which He manifests Himself . . . His words, works and ordinances, but especially His … More Devotional Thought for Today – 02/16/2022