The word of God is our strong reason in prayers. When we remind Him of what His word says in our prayers, He rises up and honors His word in our lives. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors: We must learn to acknowledge and receive the mercies of God, Lamentations , tells us that it is the mercies of God that keeps us alive. We must learn to receive Gods mercies on the altar of prayers.
A lot of believers believers misunderstand this verse a lot, they interpret it wrongly making it look like Jesus was giving us a condition here.
The truth is simple, Jesus was talking to his disciples who where under the law, and he was using the standards of the law to teach them. Now the Law has been fulfilled in Christ Jesus. While we were yet sinners God showed us his unconditional love and forgave all our sins through Christ.
That is why we forgive others today. We find the strength to forgive others because Christ forgave us. Therefore when we fall short, we go boldly to His throne to receive mercies and grace to enable us overcome. Glory to God!!! We must cover ourselves with the blood of Jesus. Prayer is the key to spiritual and physical protection. We must always ask the Holy spirit to guide us in our day to day affairs and save us from the traps and temptations of the devil.
It is so important that it is the only part of the prayer given in St. If we can forgive those who have hurt us, we will receive what we ask from God, because we will be acting like him and pleasing him. God loves a forgiving heart more than anything. But there is not only sin, there is also the struggle against sin we have to endure when we are tempted. History at your fingertips. Sign up here to see what happened On This Day , every day in your inbox! Email address.
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Views Read Edit View history. Help Learn to edit Community portal Recent changes Upload file. Download as PDF Printable version. Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote Wikisource. Give us each day our daily bread. And do not bring us to the time of trial, [Or us into temptation ] but rescue us from the evil one. And do not bring us to the time of trial. Other ancient authorities add but rescue us from the evil one or from evil ].
Standard edition of Syriac text of Peshitta [b] 1. Vulgata Clementina [c] 1. Roman Missal  [l] Pater noster qui es in caelis sanctificetur nomen tuum adveniat regnum tuum fiat voluntas tua sicut in caelo et in terra Panem nostrum cotidianum [m] da nobis hodie et dimitte nobis debita nostra sicut et nos dimittimus debitoribus nostris et ne nos inducas in tentationem sed libera nos a malo.This is the hardest petition of the Lord’s Prayer, the one we struggle with the most. It is so important that it is the only part of the prayer given in St. Mark’s Gospel. If we can forgive those who have hurt us, we will receive what we ask from God, because we will be acting like him and pleasing him.