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Praying with Shameless Audacity

In Luke 11, Jesus tells a story that encourages us to pray boldly, and not just boldly, but with shameless audacity.

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Praying Like Jesus:
And Do Not Bring Us Into the Time of Trial

Jesus taught his first followers to pray, “And do not bring us to the time of trial or temptation.”

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Praying Like Jesus: Forgive Us Our Sins

In teaching us how to pray, Jesus includes an essential element, “And forgive us our sins” (Luke 11:4).

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Praying Like Jesus: Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread

Jesus taught us to pray “Give us this day our daily bread.” When we pray in this way, we are set free from the pretense that we are fully self-sufficient.

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Praying Like Jesus: Your Kingdom Come

Jesus taught us to pray “thy kingdom come.” When we do this, we are asking for God to come fully in just the right time in the future and reign over all the earth.

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Praying Like Jesus: Hallowed Be Your Name

“Hallowed be thy name” can feel familiar, but do we really know what we’re saying when we utter this prayer?

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Praying Like Jesus: Father

In the Gospel of Luke, Jesus teaches his followers to pray to God as Father. This simple address was unprecedented in the time of Jesus.

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Knowing the Words You Pray

Sometimes we use words in prayer without really understanding them.

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The Example of Jesus Praying

We learn to pray in many ways, from sermons and teachings, from books, devotional guides, and Bible studies.

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