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Kingdoms in Conflict
by Ray Pritchard

“Your kingdom come” is not a passive prayer. If you ever decide to make the kingdom of God the first priority in your life, you may not become a missionary, but you will become fundamentally different from the world around you.

Text: Matthew 6:10
Sermon Series: And When You Pray: The Deeper Meaning of The Lord’s Prayer
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Taking God Seriously
by Ray Pritchard

When you pray, “Hallowed be your name,” you are both the voice and the feet of that petition. As the very words leave your lips, your life is part of the answer.

Text: Matthew 6:9
Sermon Series: And When You Pray: The Deeper Meaning of The Lord’s Prayer
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God Our Father
by Ray Pritchard

The Lord’s Prayer answers the greatest question of the universe–Is there anybody up there who cares about me? Is there anybody up there who knows my name? And the answer comes back-Yes. Yes. Yes. There is a God in heaven who cares about you. And he is called Father.

Text: Matthew 6:9
Sermon Series: And When You Pray: The Deeper Meaning of The Lord’s Prayer
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Invitation to the Heart of God
by Ray Pritchard

We approach the Lord’s Prayer with humility, saying with the first disciples, “Lord, teach us to pray.” Through prayer we journey from wherever we are on earth to the very heart of God.

Text: Matthew 6:9
Sermon Series: And When You Pray: The Deeper Meaning of The Lord’s Prayer
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Sleeping Together and Christ’s Global Cause
by Ray Pritchard

Why shouldn’t two adult Christians who happen to be divorced and have fallen in love—why shouldn’t they sleep together? That’s the question a man asked in an email. Here is my answer.

Sermon Series: Crucial Questions
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The Hardest Prayer You Will Ever Pray
by Ray Pritchard

Some prayers are harder to pray than others. I learned that thirty-three years ago when my father died. One October […]

Text: Matthew 6:10
Sermon Series: Knowing God's Will
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The Treasure Principle
by Ray Pritchard

This is the second sermon in a two-part miniseries on God and our money. We’re doing this because we’re praying […]

Text: Matthew 6:19-34
Sermon Series: The Treasure Principle
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Forgiveness and the Lord’s Prayer
by Ray Pritchard

“Forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors” (Matthew 6:12 KJV). The fifth petition of the Lord’s Prayer seems […]

Text: Matthew 6:12
Sermon Series: Total Forgiveness
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The Fourth Law: What You Seek, You Find
by Ray Pritchard

In this sermon series we are looking at the Seven Laws of the Spiritual Life. These “laws” are not exactly […]

Text: Matthew 6:33
Sermon Series: Seven Laws of the Spiritual Life
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The First National Bank of Heaven
by Ray Pritchard

The results are in and the voters have spoken. Last night Edwin Edwards swamped David Duke in the governor’s race […]

Text: Matthew 6:19-21
Sermon Series: Christian Giving