Your Kingdom Come
10 your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.
What is the Kingdom of God?
The Kingdom of God is where the reality of God's reign is responded to rightly.
How does the Kingdom come?
15 “The time has come,” he said. “The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!”
13 For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves,
“Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone’s face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions.” - Henri Nouwen
39 Going a little farther, he fell with his face to the ground and prayed, “My Father, if it is possible, may this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you will.”
What does all this mean for how I pray?
9 “This, then, is how you should pray: “‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, 10 your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven 11 Give us today our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.