On Earth as it is in Heaven

On Earth as It Is in Heaven

“Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” – Matthew 6:10 Not only do I love the Lord’s Prayer because it’s the perfect model for us to follow as we approach our Heavenly Father but also because it reflects the heart of God. Jesus taught us to pray: “Your Kingdom come, Your will be done, on earth as it is in Heaven.” Though it’s easy to gloss over that phrase, it actually paints a very powerful picture of the manner in which the Lord of Creation wants His will, priorities, and power to prevail on this planet. Many of us get so focused on reaching eternity that we forget there is work to do here and now. While it’s tempting to discard the future of the world, especially when it looks chaotic and uncertain, it’s important to remember that as Christ’s disciples, we are

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On Earth as it is in Heaven

“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.”  – Matthew 6:9,10 I believe we should be hopeful people who proclaim and live the Kingdom of Heaven everywhere we go and not just as something we look forward to when we die. There’s a reason Jesus teaches us to pray the phrase “on earth as it is in Heaven.” How many times have you said those words but not really heard them? Have you considered what it means for all the goodness of Heaven to come to this world? On earth, in your city, in your church, on your job, in your family…as it is in Heaven. That’s what we’re supposed to pray. You give life to Jesus’ words when you pray with shameless audacity; you keep knocking, you keep

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