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How To Pray Effectively: The Lord’s Prayer



                                        THE LORD’S PRAYER
                                        SEEK GOD’S KINGDOM
When you pray, you shall not be as the hypocrites are; they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men.  Verily I say unto you, they have their reward. { Matthew: 6-6 through 15 }:
But you, when you pray, enter into thy closet, and when thou has shut the door, pray to the Father which is secret, and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.  But when you pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do; for they think that they should be heard of their much speaking. Be not therefore like unto them, for your Father knows what things you have need of before you ask him. After this manner therefore you pray:
Our Father which art in heaven, hallowed be thy name, thy kingdom come, thy will be done
in earth as it is in heaven.  Give us this day our daily bread.  and forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.  And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil; for thine is the
kingdom, and the power, and the glory for ever, Amen.
For if you forgive” not” men their trespasses, neither will  your heavenly Father forgive your trespasses.
                                         A PRAYER FOR COURAGE:  { Psalm : 23 }
The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures;
he leadeth me beside the still waters.
He restores my soul; he leads me in the paths
of righteousness for his name’s sake.
yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow 
of death, I will fear no evil; for thou art with me; thy
rod and thy staff they comfort me.
Thou prepares a table before me in the presence of
my enemies; thou anointest my head with oil; my cup
runs over.
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days
of my life; and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever,