Contributed by David Mcnally on Feb 24, 2014
The Lord's Prayer is not a 'carved in stone' set of words that we must use, but is a good guide for how to talk to God, Who wants us to pour out of hearts to Him, but not to try to impress others by our long and fancy words and 'super-spirituality'.
Matthew 6 verses 5 – 13
PRAYING and THE LORD'S PRAYER
Jesus based his teachings, and advice, and especially his parables on things, events and situations,
that would be instantly recognisable and understandable
to the people He was addressing.
So, when He said ‘When you pray,