As Told By A Scoundrel: Freedom From Pagan Praying
It's possible to pray to God as if we don't truly know Him, as if we don't belong to Him.
This is why Jesus told his disciples to 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 this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts as we forgive others their debts. And leads us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one."
He was not teaching us what to say word for word, but was teaching us that it is incredibly important we know who we are praying to and the story we are are a part of. Otherwise we may fall into one of numerous "pagan prayer ditches."
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