The Lord’s Prayer: A gift for humanity

“Our Father.” Just hearing a congregation say those two words strikes a chord within my heart. I can never be too grateful that I know this prayer given so long ago by Christ Jesus in his Sermon on the Mount. I wonder how many have been healed by this prayer and how many disputes have fizzled out because of someone’s deep and heartfelt petition of the spiritual inspiration behind the words. 

Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, wrote about Jesus’ prayer this way in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures: “The Lord’s Prayer is the prayer of Soul, not of material sense” (p. 14 ). And a little further on she gave the spiritual sense of the Lord’s Prayer: 

To ‘pray without ceasing’
November 12, 2018

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