You’ve probably come across contradictory ways of relating to God. Some say, ‘Bow and scrape. Watch your words because he’s the Holy God.’ Some say, ‘Have a casual chat to God. He’s your BFF, your Dad.’

The truth? Yes.

It’s both. The same thing. When you go before God in prayer, know that he’s the Almighty, Living God. The power of life and death are in his hands. His holiness and power are beyond understanding. And he embraces us as beloved children. Invites us into his life-giving presence. Calls us friends.

‘O Lord your majestic name fills the earth! what are mere mortals that you should think about them, human beings that you should care for them?’ (Psalm 8 – read it here:by