Q. 107. What doth the conclusion of the Lord’s Prayer teach us?
A. The conclusion of the Lord’s prayer, which is, For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever, Amen, teacheth us to take our encouragement in prayer from God only, and in our prayers to praise him, ascribing kingdom, power and glory to him. And in testimony of our desire, and assurance to be heard, we say, Amen.
It’s over. This year. And our exposition—and hopefully memorization—of the Westminster Shorter Catechism. For the last several weeks we have been thinking about prayer, and specifically the Lord’s Prayer. Of this prayer Luther said it better than I can.
This in short is the way I use the Lord’s Prayer when I pray it. To this day I suckle at the Lord’s Prayer like a child, and … Read More »