Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come; thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen.
This prayer starts with reverence. Then action. Then a request. Then forgiveness. Then deliverance. And finally another request.
I do like the thought once again, that we start our prayers with reverence and awe. Our Father, hallowed by thy name. There is no other name but the name of God.
So, as a blueprint for our prayers, this one wins. I’m going to really start to focus on changing my prayers so that they begin with reverence first instead of diving right in….
I just wanted to mention this today. We’ll dive back into the Lewis book tomorrow….