How to Pray
Message from Dr. Tim Keller, May 6, 1990

This, then, is how you should 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 today our daily bread.
Forgive us our debts,
as we also have forgiven our debtors.
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from the evil one.'

For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins. – Matthew 6:9-15 (NIV)

We live in a culture that is starved for deep experience of the soul...there is a vacuum in our lives. We're told we don't need religion, yet we are seeking mystical experiences through all sorts of techniques. But we find we cannot substitute for prayer, for true intimacy with the Infinite. The Lord's Prayer holds the secret to what we seek...

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