The Parable of the Rich Man shows that an abundance of possessions is not what’s important in life but rather our relationship with God.
God rewards those who are persistent in praying for their needs. But God also rewards those who pray; “not my will but thy will be done”.
When his disciples asked Jesus to teach them to pray, he responded with this simple prayer that we know as the Lord’s Prayer.
Even though our world seems to be in constant upheaval, scripture tells us to relax — God is in control!
We think we are in control of our lives but scripture tells us that is an illusion — God is in control. And that is good news!
While people seem content to just window shop as they go through life, God calls us to make a commitment to live life faithfully and gratefully.
In a world torn apart by war and racial divisions, we seek peace the peace of God.