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The example prayer, aka. the Lord's prayer.

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Matthew 6:9-13 Luke 11:2-4
9Therefore pray in this way: Our Father, who is in Heaven, Hallowed be Your name. 10Your kingdom come, Your will be done, on earth as it is in Heaven. 11Give us this day our daily bread; 12and forgive us our debts as we also forgive our debtors. 13And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil. For Yours is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen.
2And He said to them, When you pray, say: Our Father, who is in Heaven, hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come, Your will be done, as in Heaven, so also on the earth. 3Give us day by day our daily bread, 4and forgive us our sins, for we ourselves also forgive everyone who is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
A model prayer, brief and concise in its content and simple in its request, perhaps suggesting a simpler way of life.
  • First and foremost, we praise your name » God can move mightily in an atmosphere of glory
  • May Your kingdom come, here on earth as it is heaven » May we do Your will and live here on earth as is in heaven.
  • Give us today our daily bread » Asking for provisions for only the current days needs.
  • Forgive us our debts, as we forgive » Forgive us as we forgive others, note that the request is conditional on our forgiving. And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses, Matthew 11:25.
  • lead us not into temptation, but deliver us when we fall » We know that God does not tempt us, but when we do fall, deliver us.
  • For You are the power and the glory » Acknowledging God as El-Shaddai (God Almighty).
The Lord's prayer is as relevant to us today as it was to the people when Christ spoke it. The part of the prayer, "give us today our daily bread" asks for only one days bread, showing us our daily dependence on God. We may be able to stock-pile wealth and it could last for a time or it could be gone in a few weeks. But, let us also consider our health, can we stock-pile health? No. Health is a daily commodity!