Daily Devotional

4th Sunday in Lent


My daughter Alexis is an active three-year-old who loves to talk. Her favorite question is, “Why?” Many days we have in-depth conversations about why I go to work, why she goes to school, and even why we have to sleep at night.

Recently she asked, “Why do we pray?” I paused to think. After a few moments of silence I simply responded, “to remind us that God is with us.” Alexis paused before asking, “Where does God live?” I admire her inquisitiveness. The disciples who followed Jesus were also inquisitive and asked Jesus how they should pray. Jesus’ response in ...

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