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Matthew 6:9-10. Like This. 24 Jan 2023

Mat 6:9 So you should pray like this: Our Father in heaven, may your name be held holy, 10 your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as in heaven.

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Like this could mean that Jesus sets out a pattern. A great example. Interestingly we often pray it literally. Perhaps ending up a way like babbling the 'our Father'.
I know, by times we really benefit from simple prayers.

A Father in Heaven

We talk to a holy god who resides in heaven. I should keep his Name holy. That reminds me again to the word 'babbling.' It is not a small thing to keep the name of God holy. I need to reflect whether I am really doig so.
The Father's Kingdom will come. That is an act of faith. God's will be done. So often I am doing just my own will. I am however interested in His will. And a disciple of Jesus is willing to make serious efforts for it.
Finally, with all those big issues, I need to believe that God's will is done in heaven. I know this: Jesus, the image of the Father, is humble and full of love.


Jesus, the prayer you teach us is awesome. Tell me more.

Self Evaluation

Praying the 'Our Father' honestly, takes a change of heart for me.

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