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    The Lord's Prayer

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    The Lord's Prayer Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And do not bring us to the time of trial, but rescue us from the evil one. Matthew 6:9-14 NRSV The Lord's Prayer is the most widely used prayer in the Christian community. Almost all Christian traditions accept and practice the Lord's

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    In this paper, I argue that the Lord’s Prayer in Matthew is intentionally an redacted text to encourages Christians to expect the Kingdom of God with eschatological hope as well as to bring forth the Kingdom of God in their here and now daily lives through the practice of Jesus’ radical forgiveness as the liturgical prayer of baptism in the ancient Christian church. In order to prove the thesis of this paper, first, I will analyze the structure of the Lord’s Prayer in the Gospel of Matthew. Second

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    Symbolism in A Clean Well-Lighted Place Symbolism, may be defined as a non-superficial representation of an idea or belief that goes beyond what is "seen."  Earnest Hemingway's "A Clean Well-Lighted Place" uses symbolism to help convey the theme of Nihilism, the philosophy that there is nothing heavenly to believe in.  It discusses that there is no supernatural reason or explanation of how the world is today.  Three symbols: the soldier, the café, and the shadows of the leaves, found in Hemingway's

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    passage can contribute to its misunderstanding. Sometimes it can reduce a profound saying to nothing more than a cliché. The Lord's Prayer (Mt. 6:9-13) ranks among the most popular passages in the New Testament. Most people who regularly attend a church can recite it from memory. It is a prayer that we have heard and said many times. One of the more memorable lines of the prayer is "Give us this day our daily bread" (Mt. 6:11). Let us pause for a moment and consider this entreaty phrase by phrase

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    Exegetical Summary for Luke 11:5-13

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    EXEGETICAL SUMMARY FOR LUKE 11:5-13 – THE FRIEND AT MIDNIGHT The Gospel of Luke is the longest book of the four Gospel in the New Testament. Prayer is the focus of Luke 11 as it is started with the Lord's prayer and followed by His assurance in Luke 11:9, “Ask and it will be given to you.” Verse-by-Verse analysis and Commentary of Luke 11:5-13 Verse 5 Then Jesus said to them, “Suppose you have a friend, and you go to him at midnight and say, “Friend, lend me three loaves of bread;

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    In the Gospel of Matthew, the apostle Matthew records a sermon that was delivered by Jesus Christ. Jesus says two things that are notorious in The Bible, he tells his people to be perfect and that he did not come to abolish the law, but to fulfill it. According to The Bible, Jesus Christ was the long awaited Messiah, because of this the former Jews and Gentiles at the time may have not understood what the Messiah’s arrival meant for them, therefore Jesus tells them clearly he did not come to take

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    and in the behavior of the deaf man. The older waiter makes an astonishing revelation or epiphany with regards to the idea of despair, when he makes the statement that "I am of those who like to ... ... middle of paper ... ..., because the Lord's prayer is meant to give one hope, purpose, and a sense that everything is not all in vain. But by removing words, and replacing them with others the waiter was reaffirming his feelings of hopelessness. One of the biggest examples of understatement

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    Prayer is an important part of our daily lives. In praying regularly we grow closer to God for we are communicating with God. In prayer we may be asking him for help or thanking and praising him for His blessings but we are speaking with the Lord and He sincerly wants to hear and answer the prayers of His people. The second petition in the Lord’s prayer is your kingdom come. This petition is mentioned in Luke 11 when Jesus is teaching his disciples to pray and in Matthew 6:10 in Jesus’ sermon on

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    Clean Well Light Place

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    Clean Well Light Place A Clean Well Lighted Place Earnest Hemmingway Analysis The conversation starts out with the narrator setting up the story and the scene, as most do. An indication is made about the setting in the café with the leaves giving a shadow and hence telling us that the story was taking place on a patio or street of the café. An old man that was deaf and seems to be on hard times, which he was, especially after finding out that he had recently tried to commit suicide. One of the

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    The Importance of the Last Line of the Lord's Prayer The last line of the Lord's prayer is, "In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit." It is a key line in the Christian religion. The intention of this is reminding one of where we came from and to thank Jesus Christ for giving his life to remove humanitie's sin. There are many key points in the Bible that tells us how we came to be, reminding us everyday to be thankful for what God has done for us. The Bible is one thing

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