‘our father in heaven’

The programme we have to achieve

February 3rd 2011
We must love and seek God, not for ourselves but for him, like sons or daughters who find all their joy in taking part in their father and mother’s activities. When Jesus taught us to pray using the words ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven’, he gave us precisely the programme we have to achieve. We must sanctify the name of God within, draw heaven down into ourselves and do his will, as the angels in heaven do. What we do for God we also do for ourselves, since we are in him and he is in us.