The Lord’s Prayer: Deliver Us

Finally, recognizing our own unworthiness, our sinfulness, and our redemption as sons in our Lord, Father, and Savior, Jesus Christ, we ask Him for deliverance from temptation and from the evil one. This portion of the prayer should be kept in close connection with the last portion. Indeed, this portion, just as much as the …

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The Lord’s Prayer: Forgive Us

Keeping in mind the holiness of God, His awesome power, and our subjection to Him as paupers and children, we ask from Him a great thing: to forgive us. This is no small task, as we are sinful from birth, our flesh embedded with shame from Adam, our souls unclean by what we have and …

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