Our Father Prayer Meaning Explained Tag

Jesus establishes God as a heavenly father figure, but that's not enough for most of us. Without a name, he seems lost in abstraction. Try as we might, we simply can't bring him into view. There is only the vague presence of someone hovering around us—like the adult of a Charlie Brown Peanuts Special, always outside the frame, speaking in a strange indecipherable...

Up to this point in the Lord's Prayer, Jesus has been laying a foundation—one that establishes our relationship to God and his creation. When we recite the beginning of the prayer, we are thus engaging in an act of grounding, reminding ourselves that at the core of our existence we remain rooted in Christ. ((By the seed which was sown on the good...

Mary Baker Eddy (1821-1910) was founder of the Christian Science movement, which become popular in the latter part of the 19th century---and today maintains over 1,700 affiliated churches around the world. While we at Living Hour don't consider ourselves Christian Scientists (with a capital S), we are strong believers that progressive Christianity can exist side by side with science, as you can read...