Christian Prayer For Dummies
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The Lord's Prayer (or the Our Father) is the most well-known Christian prayer. Examining the Lord's Prayer can equip and empower your entire Christian prayer life. Focus on the following six essential pieces of advice gleaned from the Lord's Prayer to help live a more prayerful life:

  • Praying together is Jesus' first priority.

  • Pray to a personal God, not a title monger.

  • Surrender to open the door to God's blessings.

  • Live a life of trust, one day at a time.

  • Knowledge of sins done by and to you underscores the depth of God's grace.

  • Pray for protection in a dangerous world.

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Richard Wagner is founder and writer of (, a Web-based commentary with the purpose of challenging and encouraging Christians to earnestly live out their faith in a digital, postmodern world. Richard has served in church leadership and teaching roles for more than a dozen years. He lives in Princeton, Massachusettes, with his wife and three boys. You can e-mail Richard at [email protected].

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