Have you ever wondered where exactly is “Kingdom Come”? Or, of all the things we could ask of God, why do Christians ask for bread? In this article, I dissect this prayer that many of us have recited more times than we can count, but perhaps are not always clear on what exactly it is …
Category Archive: Faith
The Lord's Prayer may be committed to memory quickly, but it is slowly learnt by heart.
-Frederick Denison Maurice
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Through prayer, we view our wants and needs through the eyes of God. We gain consciousness of God’s presence in our lives. And, our faith strengthens.
Permanent link to this article: http://beinspiredeveryday.com/2009/03/25/the-power-of-prayer/
Discipline is remembering what you want.
For most of us, the greatest struggle we have with inspiration is its apparent lack of persistence. We have a vision that motivates us: to have a beautiful body, to maintain a strong relationship with God, to develop a skill or to be successful in some way. The vision keeps us motivated, sometimes for quite …
Permanent link to this article: http://beinspiredeveryday.com/2008/10/23/sustained-inspiration/
Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.
Most of our day to day decisions have clear knowledge and facts we can use to weigh our options. But some of the most important questions we face in life have to be answered with no measurable facts: What is the meaning of life? Is there a God? Does God love me? What does God …
Permanent link to this article: http://beinspiredeveryday.com/2008/07/08/why-practice-faith/
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted in spite of your changing moods.
The question of whether or not God exists may have significance beyond any other. It affects the roots of our priority system. It molds our perception of the meaning of life. And, it changes the way we feel about the experience of death. But, no scientific method, whether philosophical or physical, has yet proven the …
Permanent link to this article: http://beinspiredeveryday.com/2008/05/07/does-god-really-exist/
There are four ways you can handle fear. You can go over it, under it, or around it. But if you are ever to put fear behind you, you must walk straight through it. Once you put fear behind you, leave it there.
-Donna A. Favors
We know that Fear Defies Reasoning and that we can not conquer our fears with rational thinking alone. Sunset over a desert mountain north of Phoenix, AZ. Instead, fear is conditioned. It is sustained by deep rooted emotions and beliefs. Because of this, the sense of relief we feel when we avoid something we fear …
Permanent link to this article: http://beinspiredeveryday.com/2008/02/18/conquering-fear/
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
As a younger, single man, I would obsess over the idea of finding someone to spend my life with. Most of my relationships were short lived. I worried so much about how they would end up, that I couldn’t take the time to enjoy the person I was with. After several failed relationships, I finally …
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