Justin B. Fung

Tag: your kingdom come

Prayer, pt 4: What to expect

[Part 4 of a four-part adaptation of my message, “Our Daily Bread.”] Matthew 6:25-34 was pivotal in my decision to come on staff at the church almost two summers ago. Back then the church was only a few months old; we weren’t even meeting in the school yet—we were still in Aaron & Amy’s living room. […]

Prayer, pt 3: How to ask

[Part 3 of a four-part adaptation of my message, “Our Daily Bread.”] There are many ways in which I could answer the question of “How do we ask for things in prayer?”, but I’m just going to say this: Make basic, desperate requests of God with trust. In our lives, in our conversations and talks with […]

Prayer, pt 2: What to ask

[Part 2 of a four-part adaptation of my message, “Our Daily Bread.”] To begin with, some of you might point out that in Matthew 6:8, Jesus says, “Your Father knows what you need before you ask him,” which echoes Psalm 139:4—“Even before a word is on my tongue, O Lord, you know it completely”—so why even […]

Prayer, pt 1: Whom we’re asking

[Part 1 of a four-part adaptation of my message, “Our Daily Bread.”] I remember writing letters to Santa along with the rest of my elementary school classmates, asking for things that we wanted. I don’t even remember what I asked for, but I do remember one year—when I was about 8 or 9—staying up till […]

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