Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer

Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer – Week 01
Our Father who art in heaven
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Today we start with the most fundamental understanding of ourselves in relation to God, one which determines how we address God and sets the tone for all that follows.

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Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer – Week 02
Hallowed be thy name
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Today we start to look at the first three petitions of the Lord’s prayer; three petitions that summarise our response to knowing God as our father, and which concern God’s person and his glory.

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Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer – Week 03
Thy kingdom come
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Today we look at the second petition which builds on our desire to see God’s named hallowed, and God’s person glorified.

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Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer – Week 04
Thy will be done, on Earth as in heaven
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Today we look at the third petition which tells us of how God’s kingdom will be finally established, and what the condition is for its appearance.

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Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer – Week 05
Give us this day our daily bread
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Today we start look at the fourth petition, which appeals to God for our immediate bodily needs.

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Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer – Week 06
And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us
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Today we look at the second petition for ourselves, which is the first of two spiritual needs.

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Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer – Week 07
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil
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Today we look at the third petition for ourselves, which is the second of two spiritual needs.

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Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer – Week 08
For thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory, for ever and ever
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Today we look at those final lines of the prayer, the doxology, which, though not in either the Matthean or Lucan accounts of the Lord’s Prayer, have historically been seen as a fitting end the prayer.

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Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer – Week 09
Amen
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Today we bring the prayer to an end in the manner of almost all our prayers. The final word which seals our intentions and submits us to playing our part in seeing our prayers bear fruit. 

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