The Nature Teacher

In all of nature there is something of the marvelous.

January 7, 2014
by Mr. B
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Yours is the kingdom

Tuesday, 07 January 2014 “For yours is the kingdom.” As our King, Jesus subdues us to himself, so that we desire his will be done. He rules us in righteousness and justice, and he defends us: restraining and conquering our … Continue reading

January 6, 2014
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Deliver us from evil

Monday, 06 January 2014 Epiphany “But deliver us from evil.” (Matthew 6:13) One of the many things that makes Missouri interesting is the number of caves within the state. In Branson you can visit the cave under Silver Dollar City. … Continue reading

January 5, 2014
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Lead us not into temptation

Sunday, 05 January 2014 “And lead us not into temptation.” (Matthew 6:13) Doesn’t this seem like an odd thing to pray to God? It seems like we’re asking, “Lord, please don’t tempt me to sin against you.” Yet scripture teaches … Continue reading

January 3, 2014
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Forgive us our debts

Friday, 03 January 2014 “and forgive us our debts,” (Matthew 6:12) In some traditions, Christians are used to praying, “Forgive us our trespasses,” from the wording of the Lord’s Prayer in Luke 11:4. But even in that passage, the words … Continue reading

January 1, 2014
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On earth as it is in heaven

Wednesday, 01 January 2014 New Year’s Day “Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” (Matthew 6:10) Did you ever see the movie, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” where Gene Wilder played Willy Wonka, … Continue reading