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Explain the "Our Father." What exactly do the lines in it mean?

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Our God is in the highest heaven, his name YHWH is holy. His kingdom & will shall come & reign on the earth just as it does in heaven. Asking for his providence as our daily bread, we live on food, but without spiritual food we would shrivel up & dry out. Forgiveness. Keep us from temptation & the evil ones tricks & snares.
God is the Kingdom, the Power & the Glory forever & ever. Amen.
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I hope that's what you were asking. Peace.

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Hi, Merbear. Are you talking about the Lord's Prayer? "Our Father" refers to God. "Our Father who art in Heaven..." He is our Creator, our "father, if that makes sense and is to what you are referring.

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Yeah, what does the rest of it mean? I understand the middle to the end. But what does the beginning of it exactly mean??
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"Who art in Heaven": To call to our mind that God, though He is everywhere, dwells especially in Heaven, where we shall one day see Him face to face.
"Hallowed be Thy name": That the name of God may never be profaned or blasphemed, but that God may be rightly known, loved, and honored by us & by all men.
"Thy kingdom come": (1.That the kingdom of God, the Church, may be more & more extended upon earth; (2. That the kingdom of divine, grace & love may now be established in our hearts, in order that, (3. After this life, we may all be admitted into the kingdom of Heaven.
"Thy will be done on earth as it is in Heaven": We ask that we & all men may do the will of God on earth as faithfully & cheerfully as the angels & saints do it in Heaven; & we profess that, in all things, we submit ourselves to the holy will of God.
"Give us this day our daily bread": We ask that God would give us all that is daily necessary for our soul & body. To teach us that we should wish only for necessaries, not for riches & abundance.
"Forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us": That God would so forgive us all our sins as we forgive others who have offended us.
"Lead us not into temptation": We ask that God would remove from us all temptations & all the dangers of sin, or, at least, give us grace sufficient to resist them.
"But deliver us from evil": That God would preserve us from all evil of soul & body, especially from sin & eternal damnation.

If I understand, this is what you wanted explained? I will give you the site from where I got the explanation & as I believe it.

http://www.healingscripture.com/LordsPrayer.shtml
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Its basically a prayer that covers the basics "Our father" meaning God "Who art in heaven" he is in heaven.

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Yes, but what do the first 3-4 lines mean also? I understand the rest.
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Hallowed by thy name = Holy is your name
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When we accept Christ as our savior we become part of the family of God. God becomes OUR Father. We are His children.

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The Lord's Prayer should be understood as an example, a pattern, of how to pray. It gives us the "ingredients" that should go into prayer. Here is how it breaks down. "Our Father in heaven" is teaching us whom to address our prayers to-the Father. "Hallowed be your name" is telling us to worship God, and to praise Him for who He is. The phrase "your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven" is a reminder to us that we are to pray for God's plan in our lives and the world, not our own plan. We are to pray for God's will to be done, not for our desires. We are encouraged to ask God for the things we need in "give us today our daily bread." "Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors" reminds us to confess our sins to God and to turn from them, and also to forgive others as God has forgiven us. The conclusion of the Lord's Prayer, "And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one" is a plea for help in achieving victory over sin and a request for protection from the attacks of the devil. Read more: http://www.gotquestions.org/Lords-prayer.html#ixzz2PSJTR4Fm

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Our father in heaven (god)

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Matt 6:9-13: helps us understand proper matters about which to pray.
"Pray along these lines" #1. Our Father who art in heaven. #2. Hallowed be thy name. #3. Thy kingdom come. #4 Thy will be done.
#5 On earth as it is in heaven.
#6 Give us this day our daily bread.
#7 And forgive us our debts.
#8 As we also have forgiven our debtors.
#9 And lead us not in temptation,
#10 But deliver us from evil.
(Notice that God's name and purpose should be given priority) We are asking for his Kingdom to come here on earth .

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