The Lord and his Prayer
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Published by Triangle in London .
Written in English


  • Church of England -- Sermons.,
  • Lord"s prayer -- Sermons.,
  • Sermons, English.

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Edition Notes

StatementTom Wright.
The Physical Object
Pagination89 p. ;
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18945666M
ISBN 100281050244

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As in many of his books, Wright colorfully and winsomely teaches about the kingdom of God and Jesus the King. For Wright, The Lord's Prayer is an invitation into the Fatherhood of God and to live in the kingdom of heaven that we pray comes to earth. The prayer reveals the Lord and his will for our lives/5(82). The prayer reveals the Lord and his will for our lives. He writes, "Jesus' message summons us to focus our thoughts on the coming Kingdom of God." Wright does not teach the prayer rigidly but he expounds on several ways to incorporate it into our devotional lives. This book is not an exhaustive look at the prayer/5(83). He begins the book by reminding his reader of the nature of prayer: “God doesn’t need our prayer.” Rather, God is our Father and already “disposed favorably” towards us (2). Why then pray? Because God delights in our prayers. The Lord’s Prayer is a gift to us, it gives us the language for prayer while it instructs us in who God is/5(16).   For the first time since , when the Authorized Version of the King James Bible was completed, the complete list of the prayers of the Bible are available together and categorized. The Lord’s Prayers and God’s Book of Prayers both contain all the prayers of the Bible. The Lord’s Prayers lists thePages:

His prayer displays a significant order in his requests: first for himself, second for his friends, and third for his enemies. Obedience to the first great commandment, “to love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul and with all thy mind” brought true obedience to the second great commandment to “love thy neighbor as. This popular Scripture is known as The Lord’s Prayer, and some know it by Our Father Prayer. Below you can read through and memorize the Lord’s Prayer as it . “Prayer is the breath of the soul. It is the secret of spiritual power.” The atmosphere of prayer and devotion throughout the day is an important part of spiritual life—especially in these last moments of Earth's history. This publication provides a practical collection of helpful statements to enrich and deepen our prayer life and communion with our Lord.   The Benediction Prayer comes from the book of Numbers, beginning with ve in which the Lord instructed Moses to have Aaron and his sons bless the children of Israel with a special pronouncement of security, grace, and peace. This prayerful blessing is packed with meaning for worshipers and divides into six parts: May the Lord Bless You.

The Lord and His Prayer is a helpful book for the devotional life of beginning prayers as well as for more mature Christians." -- Christian Library Journal "Fresh insight into the multiple meanings of the Lord's Prayer/5(1). Book of Common Prayer (BCP) is the short title of a number of related prayer books used in the Anglican Communion, as well as by other Christian churches historically related to Anglicanism. The original book, published in in the reign of Edward VI, was a product of the English Reformation following the break with work of was the first prayer book to . Actually it is not the Lord's prayer at all, it is the disciples' prayer. It is the prayer the Lord gave us to pray. But the true Lord's Prayer is in John It has been called "the holy of holies" of the New Testament, for in the shadow of the cross, our Lord gathers with his disciples in the Upper Room and in their presence prays with them unto the Father. I never read this passage . A prayer book prayer to be repeated? It appears, from the context, to be a pattern prayer. Jesus has just criticized some of the abuses of prayer prevalent in his time. Verses Prayer for effect (perhaps typified by the prayer of the righteous Pharisee contrasted by the tax collector's "Be merciful" prayer).