When it comes to teaching your kids the faith, what works? What's the one thing that is essential?

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Dear WE: My friend states that reciting The Lord’s Prayer is legalistic and says that we must pray from our hearts. Not sure how to answer this. What should I tell him? Thanks so much. Thanks, M Dear M., When someone says that God does not want us to prayer pre-written prayers, even ones from […]

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Recently ran into someone advocating political reinterpretations of Christ’s gospel as financial reform & social justice. He quoted the Lord’s Prayer “forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors” as literally speaking about debt. Can we get a Greek Tuesday breaking down this passage of the Lord’s prayer & the modern reinterpretation of the […]

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In the Lord’s Prayer, I’ve commonly heard “…forgive us our (debts, trespasses, sins) as we forgive (our debtors/those who trespass against us/sin against us). While these things are similiar, they are not the same. What does the Greek have to say? Thanks–and Rock on! The Greek word used in the Lord’s Prayer in Matthew 6 […]

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What is the Lutheran view of what “the kingdom” is? How should one respond to the idea popular across seemingly all Christian denominations that “the kingdom” is equal to social justice? G G, This is a very good question! Probably the best place to understand this is how Lutherans understand the petition “thy kingdom come” […]

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