In the words of Jesus Himself, "After this manner therefore pray ye: 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.
My son learned this prayer at the age of three years old.
Sir Dent answered it best. This is a prayer Jesus taught to his diciples and the crowd of 5,000 on the hillside in what is called the sermon on the mount.
Personally, I wouldn't teach my kids any specific prayer to say, but teach them to pray from their hearts.
I think the best prayer to teach children is thankfulness. We teach our kids to thank God for their food, for their toys, and for their personal relationships. We are trying to establish that everything that we have is from God.
The reason we are doing this is because for a child, eventually they will need to believe in Jesus as their Savior. By teaching them thankfulness we are accomplishing the goal of teaching them that God is the giver. We are the recipients. This will be a truth that will come full circle in salvation. The fact that they can't save themselves, but God gave us His Son to pay the penalty of our sin for us.
by PlanksandNails 5 years ago
Can you spot the differences in these two prayers?Two versions of prayer.NIV: Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread.Forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us, and lead us not intotemptation. KJV: Our Father which art in...
by nikki1 8 years ago
It can be more than one..
by Debra Allen 9 years ago
I brought up the verse that God's Kingdom was WITHIN you. Some person whom thinks they are a Bible Schalor told me that I didn't know what I was talking about and I didn't think I knew who Jesus was talking to. Yes I know who Jesus was talking to. He was telling the disciples...
by Kris Z 8 years ago
What is the best way to teach your kid to cook if they hate it?
by David Hunt 6 years ago
This question was pulled as a question, so I'm submitting it in the forum instead:If, with his dying breath, Hitler had asked Jesus for forgiveness, could he have been admitted to Heaven?
by maestrowhit 9 years ago
If you were God, and had the power to forgive or condemn whomever you chose, would you let people go to Hell? Would there be a single person you would not forgive?If your answer is yes, then who would that be? and why?
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