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What is the history behind/Origin of the doxology that often gets added to the end of the Lord's prayer?

I can't find this doxology in the lords prayer as recorded in scripture It is in the King James Version: And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, ...
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How do Protestants interpret "Give us this day our daily bread"?

The Lord's Prayer is taught in the Protestant catechisms, e.g.: Luther's Small Catechism Give us this day our daily bread. What does this mean? God certainly gives daily bread to everyone without our ...
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What is the history behind/Origin of the doxology that often gets added to the end of the Lord's prayer?

A Catholic priest, Father William Saunders, answers here: Who Added The Doxology? To summarize: The doxology is very old, going back to the first century. To quote the article: In the early ...
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Why did Jesus ask for forgiveness?

In Luke 11:1 one of Jesus’ disciples said to Jesus, “Lord, teach us to pray”. The NIV Study Bible Notes give this explanation regarding Luke 11:1-4: The Lord’s Model Prayer was given here in answer ...
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How do Protestants interpret "Give us this day our daily bread"?

My guess is something like what R.C. Sproul, a Presbyterian, articulates here is common among Protestants. As he says, "[B]read was a powerful symbol of God's provision for His people in the Old ...
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How do Protestants interpret "Give us this day our daily bread"?

As far back as the start of the 18th century, Reformed Protestants understood the petition in Matthew 6:11 as a request to God (from whom all good gifts come) to provide them with their daily physical ...
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Are there any trinitarian Christian denominations that believe one should only pray to the Father, not to Jesus?

After hours of research, I have found only one Trinitarian denomination where SOME members believe it is wrong to pray to Jesus. It is the Churches of Christ, not to be confused with the ...
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Why the wrongness of "Our Father" translation wasn't spotted earlier?

The Our Father has not been wrongly translated. It is Catholic dogma of the highest degree (de fide) that there are no errors in Holy Scripture, and the 4th Session of the Council of Trent defined ...
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Why do we say "My Jesus" and then "Our Father"?

Catholics say "Our Father" not only because that's what's written in the Bible (Matt 6:9-13, although most manuscripts of Luke 11:2-4 have only "Father"), but they say it ...
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Which translation of the bible does this version of the Lord's Prayer come from?

Your version matches exactly the version from the Book of Common Prayer of US Episcopal church. Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy Name, thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it ...
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Are the words in the Lord's Prayer "Hallowed BE Thy Name" or "Hallowed BY Thy Name"?

It's surely just a typo. The word in the original languages here is hagiastheto which is both passive and a third person imperative. A third person imperative in English is something like this. Who ...
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Who has the authority to change the wording of the Lord's Prayer in the Catholic Church in the United States?

To answer your three questions concisely: • Can the pope mandate such a change, worldwide? He can, based on what was done with the significant changes to the English language versions of the ...
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Why is "Your will be done" not redundant?

In Christian theology, God is thought of as expressing His will in more than one way. This article goes into some of those categories from a Reformed perspective: https://www.monergism.com/discerning-...
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Why is "Your will be done" not redundant?

The Lord's prayer as our daily statement of purpose and petition for support My faith tells me that everything happens according to the Lord's will anyway, so why pray asking for this to happen if I ...
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Why did Jesus ask for forgiveness?

In Matthew 6:9, after Jesus criticised how Pharisees and others pray, we read things like (depending on the Bible version): Pray then like this: Our Father... This, then, is how you should pray: Our ...
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In the Lord's Prayer, do some Churches Omit "Thine is the Kingdom and the Power and the Glory," as a later addition?

In the Lord's Prayer, do some Churches Omit "Thine is the Kingdom and the Power and the Glory," as a later addition? For Roman Catholics the traditional Mass omits the phrasing. In the Mass ...
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Why did Jesus ask His disciples to forgive the debt of their debtors (if they want their debt to be forgiven), if Jesus's atonement is universal?

Framing the question I am providing an answer that I think all denominations agree on. Furthermore, I'm answering from the point of view of a disciple, defined as those who already declare Jesus to ...
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How do Protestants interpret "Give us this day our daily bread"?

Tertullian wrote this about the petition (emphasis mine). “Give us this day our daily bread,” spiritually. For Christ is our Bread; because Christ is Life, and bread is life. “I am,” saith He, “the ...
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Why do we say "My Jesus" and then "Our Father"?

Why do we say "My Jesus" and then "Our Father"? There several things to take into consideration here as to why this is so. First of all, the Our Father was taught to us by Christ ...
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Why did Jesus ask His disciples to forgive the debt of their debtors (if they want their debt to be forgiven), if Jesus's atonement is universal?

The doctrine of justification is not conditional upon our ability to forgive others. If so, salvation or justification in the eyes of God would not be a free gift. 13 In Him, you also, after ...
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Why did Jesus ask His disciples to forgive the debt of their debtors (if they want their debt to be forgiven), if Jesus's atonement is universal?

There are two different forms of forgiveness here. When people forgive, they must discard any resentment or other negative feelings that they might hold against the former debtor. When Jesus forgives, ...
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Which translation of the bible does this version of the Lord's Prayer come from?

As noted, this is possibly one of the most commonly used English translations, used by many denominations. As for the source... it probably came out of some church council or another. It is close to, ...
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Why do Catholics have to go to regular confession to have their sins forgiven if they pray The Lord's Prayer and ask for forgiveness daily?

The Church teaches by Canon Law that a penitent must go to confession for mortal sins (see 1 Jn 5:16-17). I have also included the prior canon providing an explanation of the proper disposition and ...
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Why is "Your will be done" not redundant?

It's not a matter of us asking for the lord's will but, rather acknowledging him and that his will and not our own be done. In this prayer, we glorify the father and in doing so the father glorifies ...
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Why did Jesus ask for forgiveness?

Christ was sinless. However, He was asked how to pray, and so He gave the people a prayer format. For us humans, that always includes a portion of penitence as we are not sinless like Christ. :)
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Lords Prayer. Asking for Forgiveness

Once saved always saved, of course. When saved you have eternal life. The clue is in the description. Once saved you become the bride of the one who hates divorce. Once saved you become a child of ...
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Lords Prayer. Asking for Forgiveness

This prayer was given to Israel and prior to Christ's death, burial, and resurrection. The shed blood of Jesus Christ was the sufficient payment to God for all of our sins past, present, and future. ...
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Lords Prayer. Asking for Forgiveness

The issue you raised is rooted in the concept of justification. Through the fulfillment of the will of the Father in His Son, Jesus Christ, the Father declared us righteous in His sight. That is, ...
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