The Lords Prayer and other prayers of Jesus
The Lord's Prayer answers
Why do we pray
as well as How do we pray?
This, then, is how you should pray:
Our Father in heaven,
hallowed be your name,
your kingdom come,
your will be done
on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us today our daily bread.
Forgive us our debts,
as we also have forgiven our debtors.
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from the evil one.
For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.
But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.
The Lords Prayer
Luke 11: 1-4
One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him,
"Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples."
He said to them, "When you pray, say:
Father,hallowed be your name, your kingdom come.
Give us each day our daily bread.
Forgive us our sins,
for we also forgive everyone who sins against us.
And lead us not into temptation.
The Lord's Prayer for Himself
After Jesus said this, he looked toward heaven and prayed, Father, the time has come.
Glorify your Son, that your Son may glorify you.
For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal life to all
those you have given him.
Now this is eternal life: that they may know you, the only true God,
and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.
I have brought you glory on earth by completing the work you gave me to do.
And now, Father, glorify me in your presence with the glory I had with you before the world began.
John 17 continued
The Lord's Prayer for His Disciples
I have revealed you to those whom you gave me out of the world. They were yours; you gave them
to me and they have obeyed your word.
Now they know that everything you have given me comes from you.
For I gave them the words you gave me and they accepted them. They knew with certainty that I came
from you, and they believed that you sent me.
I pray for them. I am not praying for the world, but for those you have given me, for they are yours.
All I have is yours, and all you have is mine. And glory has come to me through them.
I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy
Father, protect them by the power of your name—the name you gave me—so that they may be one as we are one.
The Lords Prayer
While I was with them, I protected them and kept them safe by that name you gave me. None has been lost
except the one doomed to destruction so that Scripture would be fulfilled.
I am coming to you now, but I say these things while I am still in the world, so that they may have
the full measure of my joy within them.
I have given them your word and the world has hated them, for they are not of the world any more than
I am of the world.
My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one.
They are not of the world, even as I am not of it.
Sanctify them by the truth; your word is truth.
As you sent me into the world, I have sent them into the world.
For them I sanctify myself, that they too may be truly sanctified.
Prayers of Jesus
John 17 continued
The Lord's Prayer for All Believers
My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message,
that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us
so that the world may believe that you have sent me.
I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one
I in them and you in me. May they be brought to complete unity to let the world
know that you sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me.
Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I am, and to see my glory,
the glory you have given me because you loved me before the creation of the world.
Righteous Father, though the world does not know you, I know you, and they know that you
have sent me.
I have made you known to them, and will continue to make you known in order that the love
you have for me may be in them and that I myself may be in them."
Prayer of Jesus
Hebrews 5: 7-9
During the days of Jesus' life on earth, he offered up prayers and petitions with loud cries
and tears to the one who could save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission.
Although he was a son, he learned obedience from what he suffered
and, once made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him.
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