This week will start a new four-part series on the Rediscovering the awe of God.
This week to kick off the series we will be looking at Hallowed be your name.
Jesus was teaching his disciples to pray, and that prayer was recorded in Matthew chapter 6…
7 “When you are praying, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do; for they think that they will be heard because of their many words.
8 Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.9 “Pray then in this way:
Our Father in heaven,
hallowed be your name.
10 Your kingdom come.
Your will be done,
on earth as it is in heaven.
11 Give us this day our daily bread.
12 And forgive us our debts,
as we also have forgiven our debtors.
13 And do not bring us to the time of trial,
but rescue us from the evil one.14 For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you;
15 but if you do not forgive others, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.
The identity of God is multifaceted. When we understand the holiness of God and we have awe and wonder before God it takes the fact that God wants to know us in a deeply personal way to the next level. It is precisely in knowing that God wants a relationship with us, even in acknowledging God’s greatness and our unworthiness before God, that we begin to understand a new depth to the power of God’s love.
Join us this Sunday as we rediscover the Awe of God.