My steps of prayer

When I was about six, my family and I went on vacation to Tahiti. While we were there, one night I woke up with a piercing pain in my left ear. At first it was really bad, but then I thought about the Lord’s Prayer (see Matthew 6:9–13). It reminded me that God is everywhere, and God never lets anyone out of His care. I thought about the line from the Lord’s Prayer that says “lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.” To me, this meant that God did not give me bad things, like this pain in my ear, but His power made me free.

My parents called a Christian Science practitioner to help us all pray together. I was still in pain, but then, right in the middle of my parents talking to me, I fell fast asleep. In the morning when I woke up, I felt no more pain in my ear whatsoever, and I knew that God had healed me.

Since then, in Sunday School I’ve come up with some steps of prayer that I’ve gained from the Lord’s Prayer:

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