Really good exposition by Deborah-Ruth Ferber! It clearly show both how beautiful and radical the Lord’s prayer is.
The following is my lay exposition of the Lord’s Prayer. Although I have studied Theology at both the undergrad and graduate levels this is meant simply for personal devotions rather than actual Greek/Theological exegesis.
Our Father – I’m saying Father here, not Mother, but Father. Not that I have any problems with calling You Mother, but right now I need You to be a Daddy to me. I tend to rely and trust women more than I do men, mostly because I am a woman and don’t always understand the ways of men. But I’m learning to trust You. I’m learning to be held by You. I’m learning to believe that You’re a strong Daddy that will protect me.
Who Art in Heaven – You live in the Highest realm. You don’t just look down on earth, though – You also came as a participant. You have all the…
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