Hi, I am Bill Johnson from Bethel Church in Redding, California. Welcome to God Today. I believe the backbone of our commission is that prayer, we tend to call it the Lord’s prayer, it’s really a Disciples’ Prayer because in it there is a confession of sin and Jesus didn’t have any sin. But, it’s the prayer, “Our Father in Heaven, hallowed be Your name, Your Kingdom come, Your Will be done, on earth as in Heaven. Give us this day.” And it goes on to pray about the specifics of life. But there is one phrase in there that to me is the backbone of why we are left on planet earth. And it is the cry, God Your Will be done, on earth as in Heaven.
We know there is no cancer in Heaven, we know there is no poverty in Heaven so we know that the heart of God is for those things to be redeemed, or healed, or brought back into divine order, that somehow this world would actually mirror the reality of His world, Heaven. And that is the privilege of prayer. And I think that there’s a couple of things that need to take place because of this. Number one is that we live with a burning conviction that it really is God’s Will for us to become healed, restored, redeemed all around... Start a free trial to watch the video and read the rest of the transcript!
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