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Explain in detail why the Lord's Prayer is important to Christians

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Introduction

Explain in detail why the Lord's Prayer is important to Christians The Lord's Prayer is important to Christians because it is what Jesus gave to his disciples as a form of prayer when they asked him to teach them how to pray. Another name for the Lord's Prayer is the Perfect Prayer. It is considered the perfect prayer as it includes all the different types of prayer. Another reason it is called the Perfect Prayer is simply because Jesus was the one who taught it. The Lord's Prayer is accepted and used by all Christians and it combines us all as members of one community. ...read more.

Middle

In this prayer several different types of prayer are included. The first type of prayer is to show a statement of faith. This is shown in the first line of the Prayer 'Our Father, who art in Heaven'. This means that by accepting that God is up there, in heaven we acknowledge that he is very involved in our lives. The next type of prayer used is in the next line 'Hallowed be thy name'. This line shows worship and praise. Through this line we pray that God may be accepted as holy. The line after this 'Thy kingdom come thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven' is a prayer of adoration. ...read more.

Conclusion

This is where we are sorry for what we have done wrong. We also promise to share this forgiveness with others. The final line is this prayer is 'And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil'. This line is a prayer of petition in which we ask God to remove these temptations from our won lives. In conclusion the Lord's Prayer or the Perfect Prayer as it is also called is the most important prayer of all other prayers and it is used and accepted by all Christians throughout the land. It employs several different types of prayer and it is what Jesus taught his disciples when he taught them how to pray. ...read more.

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