Join us this Sunday as we unravel the profound significance of "Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread" from the Lord's Prayer. Together, we'll explore the spiritual depth behind this timeless request, understanding how it reflects our dependence on divine provision and the importance of gratitude in our daily lives. Let's journey together as we seek to nourish our souls and renew our faith.
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Hope to see you there!
In the tapestry of existence, where the divine meets the mundane, there lies an invocation, a prayer uttered through the ages: "Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven." These words, resonating from the lips of countless believers, encapsulate a profound longing, a yearning for the Kingdom of God to permeate every facet of human existence. But what does this Kingdom entail? How does its manifestation translate into our daily lives?
A kingdom is wherever the king is in charge. A kingdom is where things are done the king’s way. The kingdom of God is where things are done God’s way. It is a realm where the divine order prevails. What is the way of God? Jesus showed us exactly how things are when they are done God’s way because Jesus is the exact representation of the Father (Hebrews 1:3). Jesus told us that the foundation of everything done God’s way is “love.”
Amid life's chaos and uncertainties, a timeless invitation exists to connect with the divine. This invitation transcends the mundane and offers solace amidst the storms. This invitation is encapsulated within the profound words of the Lord's Prayer, a prayer that was Jesus’ response to being asked how to pray.
This week we focus on the introduction, "Our Father in heaven,” and the first petition, “Hallowed be thy name."
The significance of addressing the divine as "Our Father" cannot be overstated. It serves as the cornerstone of our spiritual understanding, inviting us to perceive the universe through the lens of loving fatherly connection rather than fear.
EDIT: It's not too late to get started! We'd love to have you join us!
"God Connects" is the curriculum we will use for this survey of Lutheran teachings and life. The course is designed as a "new member" course, introducing Lutheran teachings and life to those who are considering joining Redeemer Lutheran Church. However, it's a great course for anyone and all are welcome. Be sure to sign up so that we can have the right amount of space and materials.
The course will meet
The course is designed to be 12 weeks long. We may move faster or slower depending on the pace of the class. The location of the course is yet to be determined and will depend upon how many participants sign up.
Sign up at the welcome table on Sunday morning or by following this link: Sign up for God Connects.
The people of Redeemer Lutheran church have been a light in the northeast Salem community for more than sixty years. We have been called by the Holy Spirit to tell the world of God’s free gift of grace and salvation through Jesus Christ, our Lord.
Our faith community welcomes you and your family to join us each Sunday to worship, pray and learn.