When you pray the Lord’s Prayer, have you ever really thought about the part, “Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven”? (Luke 11:2). We who know and love the Lord already have Heaven in our hearts, thank God, but is there really much Heaven on Earth today? No, there is mostly confusion and selfishness and unhappiness and war and fighting and hell on every hand!
One day soon, the Lord is going to change all that when He sets up His own kingdom of peace . . .
When He came to Earth nearly 2,000 years ago, the leaders of His own people rejected Him and His message of love and salvation. Yes, they wanted a savior, a messiah, a great king, but not one who was born in a barn and raised by a poor carpenter, and who chose humble fishermen, tax collectors, drunks . . .
Q: I love my children and want to be a good parent, but I feel very incapable. Is there a secret to raising happy, well-adjusted children?
A: It’s no secret but, yes, there is a key: love—your love and God’s love! It would be impossible to cover the topic of parental love thoroughly in this short column, but here is a brief list of some of the most important ways that parents can show . . .
God isn’t dead! He’s alive and well, and still ready, willing and able to speak to His children—and He wants to speak to you!
“How can that be?” you may ask. In order to comprehend the answer to that—how the great God and Creator of the universe could communicate directly with you, or why He would even want to—you must first understand how much God loves you. He loves . . .