After reliving the great events of the life of Christ, the worshiping Church spends half a year focusing on the teachings of Christ. Those teachings include a description of the footsteps that we as Christians walk while following Jesus. Today we see that the Christian is engaged in ongoing conversation with God. Because our relationship with God is secure - he is our Father, we his children - we speak to him boldly and confidently. We trust that he hears and answers. We trust that our prayers are powerful and effective.