January 13th 2019. Praying with the Saints: Praying with Jesus. Luke 11.1-13 (c.f. Matthew 6:5-14) Love Running 2019.
The Bible includes the prayers of many great men and women of God which are incredibly helpful in teaching us how to pray. Pre-eminent of course is Jesus himself. The one thing we read his disciples asking him to teach them is to pray. In Luke 11 Jesus does this, not just in the great and universal prayer of the Church, the Lord’s prayer, but on in the following verses about the spirit in which we petition God.