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President McKinley Was Guided by Prayer in Life and Death

Robert Morgan writes that as President William McKinley lay dying from an assassin's bullet in Buffalo, New York, in 1901, the Lord's Prayer was ...


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Jesus Invites Us to 'Plagiarize' the Lord's Prayer

The following thoughts about the Lord's Prayer could also apply to any written prayer found in the Bible (such as the Psalms or the prayers in Paul's ...


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N. T. Wright Reflects on Our Longing for Justice

In his book, Simply Christian, N. T. Wright begins his chapter entitled "Putting the World to Rights" with the following personal story:

I had a dream ...

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Father of Murdered Son Learns That Forgiveness Is a Daily Choice

In a recent interview in The Sun, Sister Helen Prejean, the author of the book Dead Man Walking, talked about one of her heroes of faith and forgiveness—Lloyd ...


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Praying Church Is an Alive Church

I am increasingly convinced that if the Church is to live, and actually be alive, one of the reasons, maybe the most important and maybe the only reason, ...


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God Knows My Name

My 4-year-old son Jonathan was trying to learn the Lord's Prayer. He learned by listening at church each Sunday.

On one Sunday as we were praying the Lord's ...


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Vietnam POWs Create Community

Nothing destroys like isolation. The men communicated—and sustained one another—by tapping through walls. The Hanoi Hilton, says ex-Air Force pilot Ron ...


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Garbling the Lord's Prayer

My Sunday school class of youngsters had some problems repeating the Lord's Prayer, but they didn't lack in imagination. One child prayed, "Our Father, ...


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No "I" in the Lord's Prayer

You cannot pray the Lord's Prayer and even once say "I."

You cannot pray the Lord's Prayer and even once say "My."

Nor can you pray the Lord's Prayer and ...


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The Longest Prayer

I used to think the Lord's Prayer was a short prayer; but, as I live longer, and see more of life, I believe there is no such thing as getting through ...


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