022116 – Hallowed Be Your Name

In churches around the world the Lord’s prayer is introduced with words close to these, “As our Savior Christ has taught us, we are bold to say…Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.” Why would we need boldness to pray a prayer, so common in Christian worship, known and beloved by untold numbers? N.T. Wright suggests this is “part of the holy boldness, the almost cheeky celebration of the sheer grace and goodness of the living God.” Listen as Pastor Nancy leads us through those first radical words of the Lord’s Prayer.

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