“Coronation Mantle”, Steven Zucker, flickr.com
Sunday July 12, 2020
For most of my adult life, I’ve been perplexed or even confused by a single line in the Lord’s Prayer * found in either Matthew 6:9-13 or in Luke 11:2-4. To put this thought in context, below is Matthew’s version quoting the words of Christ our Messiah.
“This then is how you should pray: ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our debts, as we have also forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.’ “ Matthew 6:9-13 NIV **
What did the Lord mean when He said, “on earth as it is in heaven” ?
This question was burning inside of me when I began my fast…
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