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Through the centuries the Lord’s Prayer has been domesticated and tamed, turned into a safe series of comforting words and made familiar by repetition. But when truly considered, the Lord’s Prayer is meant to turn the world upside down.
Sometimes Jesus’ call to “fear not” seems like the hardest instruction to follow. Some days you faultlessly juggle everything that is your life—kids, husband, house, job, church, friendships, school, pets, appointments, and on and on. Other days the very thought of which ball you’re going to drop puts your anxiety level through the roof.
Here's how to answer such kid-questions as What does it mean when the Bible talks about the kingdom of God? How can God be three persons at the same time? Why couldn’t Jesus just stay on Earth forever? What is baptism? Who invented time?