We can get prayer wrong. A major issue in prayer is pride. A good test for pride is whether we can say this prayer.
We do not presume to come to your table, merciful Lord, trusting in our own righteousness, but in your manifold and great mercies. We are not worthy so much as to gather up the crumbs under your table. But you are the same Lord whose nature is always to have mercy. Grant us, therefore, gracious Lord, so to eat the flesh of your dear Son Jesus Christ, and to drink his blood, that we may evermore dwell in him, and he in us. Amen.
Friday, September 20th, 2019 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Established in 1927, the Metropolitan Male Choir of South Australia is an incorporated not-for-profit choir of international renown. Singing music from all genres the choir presents an internationally recognised 4-part male blend.
The choir is led by Mr Evan Patton whose passion for perfection has established the high standard of singing excellence. Evan is ably supported by Thomas Saunders and Elisabeth Sweetman.
Preached by Rev. Jacob Crane on Sunday, June 30th, 2019
Many of us find prayer a little difficult.
And there are many reasons why this may be so.
After teaching His disciples to pray the Lord’s prayer, He shares with them a parable on prayer.
It begins by teaching that how we see God, effects the way we pray. If we see God as some begrudgingly obliging neighbour, our prayers will be stifled, only coming to God on occasions of desperation.
But. Should we see God as He is, as Jesus teaches us, we can go to Him with shameless boldness, and trust in the goodness of our heavenly Father.
Jesus teaches, that the gift our Father is most eager to give, is the gift of the Holy Spirit. And by His Spirit, He will make known to us, He will guide, not only our prayers, but the whole of our lives.