Writing about the act of leading prayer in corporate worship, Hughes Oliphant Old commends the practice of praying on behalf of others that is spontaneous, but notes that spontaneity does not equal a lack of preparation. A significant aspect of that preparation is the past and ongoing personal prayer life of the one leading in …

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Another 52 weeks of the truths of Christian faith come to a close. Blessed New Year to all! Westminster Shorter Catechism – Lord’s Day 52 Q & A 107 Q What does the conclusion of the Lord’s Prayer teach us? A The conclusion of the Lord’s Prayer, which is, For Yours is the kingdom, and …

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Westminster Shorter Catechism – Lord’s Day 51 Q & A 106 Q What do we pray for in the sixth petition? A In the sixth petition, which is, And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil, we pray that God would either keep us from being tempted to sin,1 or support and …

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Westminster Shorter Catechism – Lord’s Day 50 Q & A 105 Q What do we pray for in the fifth petition? A In the fifth petition, which is, and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors, we pray that God, for Christ’s sake, would freely pardon all our sins;1 which we …

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