Liturgy of the holy nation
The Lord taught his disciples to pray these words daily: "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" (Matt. 6:9-13, KJV; cf. Luke 11:2-4). The daily prayer for forgiveness is nothing other than the humbling cry for justification, "God, be merciful to me, a sinner!" (Luke 18:9-14, ESV). Christians have always devoted themselves to "the prayers," (Acts 2:42, ESV) not just to indefinite private prayers.
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Thy kingdom come
Christians pray to the Father, in the name of his Son, and in his Spirit.
The impact of prayer in Jesus' name
A prayer for household services
Gospel-centered, Scripture-filled prayers
The Trinitarian nature of the apostolic liturgy | Interactive creeds
"How the head of the family should teach his household to pray morning and evening"
The Liturgical Calendar (Christ-centered)
See the "Daily Devotions" in the "Words of eternal life" folder.
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The danger of relying on prayer for the assurance of salvation
Painting of Christ as preached by Luther with remarks on Reformed iconoclasm
Prayer according to Calvinism
Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost; as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.
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Dawning Realm proclaims the good news of the kingdom as confessed at Caesarea Philippi, Nicaea, and Augsburg.
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