Tag Archives: Aramaic

Sample Chapter of ILC: The Lord’s Prayer

      I’ve been wanting to put a sample of my first book of the In Living Color series online The Lord’s Prayer  (look here for the UK) so you can see how it’s different than most explanations of this beautiful … Continue reading

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Truth – Not Set in Stone

  Luke 12:32-40      I’ve constructed some raised garden beds so I can grow vegetables. The side boards are 10-12 inches tall and have to be supported with 4 by 4 posts anchored in the ground with concrete. They hold … Continue reading

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Evil Spirits

  In my last blog, I talked about different ways of thinking of evil, as defined through Aramaic interpretation. I didn’t relate it to evil spirits. Pictures like the one here make it hard to reduce your image that evil … Continue reading

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New book released on the Lord’s Prayer

New Book Released on Amazon! Are you praying the Lord’s Prayer like it’s a dutiful mantra needed to get to the next step of the worship service, to end a meeting properly, or to remind your group that there’s a … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer – my favorites

Matthew 6:9-13 I’ve spent a couple of weeks blogging about a deeper and wider Lord’s Prayer than most of us were taught as budding Christians. I give credit and thanks to this website – The Nazarene Way – for the information about the … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer – Conclusion

“For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen” (Matthew 6:14)       So here we are at the end of the Lord’s Prayer, a prayer taught by Jesus to his disciples when they requested to be … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer – No Trespassing

“Forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass                      against us” (Matthew 6:12) About twenty-five years ago, I went fishing in a place I wasn’t supposed to be. It was winter. Snow was on the ground, but the sun was … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer – Fourth Petition

“Give us this day our daily bread.” Matthew 6:11       The only thing better than the aroma of fresh, home-baked bread wafting through the house is to be able to sink your teeth into a lightly buttered, two-inch slice. Give … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer – second petition

Thy kingdom come. (Matthew 6:10, KJV) I’ve been digging deeper into the meaning of the Lord’s Prayer and today I’m on the second petition: Thy kingdom come. This is the KJV translation as set in stone by Henry VIII. Three … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer – Introduction

Matthew 6:9-13 “This, then, is how you should pray:” ~ Jesus, Matt 6:9 Having given some history on the Lord’s Prayer, now I’ll talk about the introduction that addresses the One who is being petitioned. To pray is to humbly … Continue reading

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