Glory

The way Jesus ended the model prayer tells us a lot about how we should approach everything after the “amen”:

“…For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.” Matthew 6:13b NKJV

Acknowledging that the kingdom, the power, and the glory belong to God, is an admission that God is free to do as He pleases. Whether it’s world events or personal matters, God doesn’t need permission to run His world His way. Opinions about cultural issues, political matters or church trends, will ultimately yield to His, because His ways are perfect.

One day, all efforts to honor something or someone more than God will be revealed as vain attempts to claim something only belonging to Him. He has no equal. The kingdom, the power and the glory are all His and His alone…forever…amen.

Are your requests today for His glory or more aligned with your own pursuits? Are you willing to pray for His name to be glorified through you today?

About cchrisholland

...Christ-follower, husband, dad, minister, and chronic day-dreamer
This entry was posted in Daily Devotions and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Glory

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s