How should the reference to bread in Matthew 6:11 and John 6:35 be best understood? This article argues that it is an error to presuppose that this is a prayer for physical bread. and wants to remind readers of the distinction between literal bread and its use as a metaphor. The author refers to texts like Deuteronomy 8:3 and Isaiah 55:1-4 as support of a metaphorical understanding.
This article is a Bible study on Matthew 6:1-4.
This is the sixth article in a seven part series on the Lord's Prayer. This article focuses on Matthew 6:13, explaining what it means when we pray the sixth petition, "Lead us not into temptation". Christians face the devil as their enemy, but also sin. Victory over sin and the devil lies in Christ our Saviour.
This is the final article in a seven part series on the Lord's Prayer. Looking at Matthew 6:13, this article focuses on the doxology at the end of the Lord's Prayer. Christians can find comfort in knowing that God is supreme and sovereign, and that God rules for the sake of the church. Prayer is a great comfort to the Christian, since we know that God listens to and answers our prayers.
This article is a Bible study on Matthew 6:19-34.
This article is a Bible study on Matthew 6:9-13.
This article is a Bible study on Matthew 6:1-18.