The Lord’s Prayer

In this study, we are walking through the Lord’s Prayer found in Matthew 6:9-13. As secondary sources, I have used Jesus through Middle Eastern Eyes by Kenneth Bailey, On the Lord’s Prayer – Tertullian, Cyprian, & Origen by St. Vladimir’s Press, Sacred Dissertations on the Lord’s Prayer by Herman Witsius, The Institutes (Book 3, Chapter 20) by John Calvin, and The Lord’s Prayer – A Collection of Historical Writings by Curtis Rose. This study is for five weeks.

The Lord’s Prayer – Thy Will be Done

This petition represents the completion of our salvation as contained in the three Thou petitions – His Name is Hallowed, His Kingdom Comes, and His Will is therefore Done.
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The Lord’s Prayer – Forgive us Our Trespasses

How can you call God just when you read the parable of the laborers in the vineyard . . . or when you read the parable of the prodigal son . . .  Where is God’s justice? Here is the fact that while we were sinners Christ died for us.
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