Last evening, while on Facebook (FB), a childhood friend posted a link that I shared. It touched my heart.
Here is a Youtube link to Andrea Bocelli singing The Lord's Prayer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAFj2-u2cGQ
The Lord's Prayer
"After this manner therefore pray ye:
Our Father which art in heaven,
Hallowed be thy name.
Thy kingdom come,
Thy will be done
in earth, as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our debts,
as we forgive our debtors.
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil:
For thine is the kingdom,
and the power,
and the glory,
for ever. Amen."
There are different versions of the Lord's prayer, depending upon which version of the Bible you are reading. Even though some of the words may be slightly different, it virtually is the same.
Jesus quoted this, not to tell us to pray His exact words, although we can do this, as many people do.
He actually used this as a basis of prayer. To give us an idea about how we need to pray.
We need to be praying to God the Father. We need to dedicate the prayer to Him, glorifying Him.
Once we've done this, we can then ask what we need for prayer. And, ask for forgiveness.
As we close in prayer, we once again honour and glorify God.
And, as a born-again Christian, I pray in Jesus' name. After all, He is our Lord, who taught us to pray.
For this, I am eternally grateful!
Have a blessed Lord's day!
Until next time...
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