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Cf. ARTICLE 3 THE SEVEN PETITIONS > VI. "AND LEAD US NOT INTO TEMPTATION" > CCC 2846 CCC 2846 explains that the Greek means both "do not allow us to enter into temptation" and "do not let us yield to temptation." CCC 2846 This petition goes to the root of the preceding one, for our sins result from our consenting to temptation; we therefore ask our ...


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I always hear this kind of prayers in catholic but as 6:7 say "But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking." So what is my point? God say Matthew 6:9-13 is just a pattern on how we pray and talk to him, 9b Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy ...


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The phrase is part of a couplet, so it needs to be read in that context. Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. The phrase does not assume that God might lead us into temptation. Instead, it assumes that God does deliver us from evil. The couplet gives the impression that temptations will come, but prays that God delivers us from ...


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This may be a simplistic answer, but it came as something of an "aha!" moment to me when I first heard it many years ago: In general, it is probably not the best idea to ask God to do something God doesn't want to do, or to ask God not to do something God does want to do. Presumably God's will and God's knowledge of the situation is better than ours. So if ...


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Temptation which ever way you look at it has a target and a goal to achieve both for God and satan. Temptation is out to determine the content of your heart. it is a sure way to find out if you are cut out for God or you are a deceit. The devil use it to draw disciple to himself but God through it know who are truly His. Temptation really works on our ...



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