Nt wright the lord and his prayer

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The Lord and His Prayer by N.T. Wright

Taking the Lords Prayer clause by clause, Wright locates this prayer within the historical life and work of Jesus and allows the prayers devotional application to grow out of its historical context. Grasping the Lords Prayer in its original setting can be the starting point for a fresh understanding of Christian spirituality and the life of prayer. This is spirituality to stimulate and refresh both the heart and the mind.
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A short 90 pages but extremely helpful look at the Lord's Prayer, based on a series of sermons from Tom Wright in Wright journeys through each of the six main phrases in the prayer, looking at
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The Lords Prayer (NT Wright)

Reproduced by permission of the author. So runs the old liturgical formula, stressing the Pater Noster as a command and its use as a daring, trembling, holy boldness. At one level, this is entirely appropriate. At another level, however, it fails to catch the most remarkable thing about the Lords Prayer and so fails to grasp the truly distinctive feature in Christian prayer that this prayer points us to. For the Lords Prayer is not so much a command as an invitation: an invitation to share in the prayer-life of Jesus himself. Seen with Christian hindsight more specifically, with trinitarian perspective the Lords Prayer becomes an invitation to share in the divine life itself.

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In that culture, the son is apprenticed to the father. He learns his trade by watching what the father is doing. When he runs into a problem, he checks back to see how his father tackles it. Father, is this the way? Is this really the right path?

In order to utilize all of the features of this web site, JavaScript must be enabled in your browser. In this book, the author discusses the Lord's Prayer phrase by phrase. He shows how understanding the prayer in its original setting can be the starting point to rekindle spirituality and a life of prayer. Nicholas Tom Wright , commonly known as N. Andrews University.

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  1. The Lord and His Prayer [N. T. Wright] on harryandrewmiller.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In this book of pastoral reflections N.T. Wright explores how the .

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