This is my January, 2014 newsletter article.
What does this mean? This means that I should be certain that these petitions are pleasing to our Father in heaven, and are heard by Him; for He Himself has commanded us to pray in this way and has promised to hear us. Amen, amen means “yes, yes, it shall be so.” (Luther’s Small Catechism)
In terms of confessing your faith, there’s little that you can say that is more powerful than this simple little word.
When Jesus uses the word “Amen” it carries a weight of the authority of God’s will behind it. When Jesus uses the word “Amen” there can be no doubt; what He says is and will . . . Read All