Tag Archives: relationship with God

Teach us to pray

Once, after the disciples had observed Jesus praying, one of them said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray” (Luke 11:1-13). So he gave them some words, though it wasn’t words they wanted, and though any words could have served as well, even words they already knew. As observant Jews, the disciples already knew the […]

From bondage to adoption

During Lent I have been revisiting some of John Wesley’s key sermons, in which he lays out ideas that have become central to the way Methodists understand our faith. Today I want to share his thoughts about the shift that occurs in our relationship with God as we are led toward being “born from above” […]