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7.1 | Our Father (Part 2)

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SECTION 7 | Lord's Prayer | 7.1 | Our Father (Part 2)

A Paraphrase on the Lord's Prayer, in Scripture Expressions

Our Father in heaven.

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Enable us to come to you with humble boldness and confidence, Ephesians 3:12(ESV) as to a Father, a tender Father, who spares us as a man spares his son who serves him; Malachi 3:17(ESV) and as having an Advocate with the Father, 1 John 2:1(ESV) who yet has told us that the Father himself loves us. John 16:27(ESV)

You are a Father, but where is your honor? Malachi 1:6(ESV) Lord, give us grace to serve you as becomes children, with reverence and awe. Hebrews 12:28(ESV)

You are a Father, and if earthly parents, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to their children, how much more will our heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him! Luke 11:13(ESV) Lord, give us the Spirit of grace and pleas for mercy. Zechariah 12:10(ESV)

We come to you as prodigal children who have gone from our Father’s house into a far country; Luke 15:13(ESV) but we will arise and go to our Father, for in his house there is more than enough bread, and if we continue at a distance from him, we perish with hunger. Father, we have sinned against heaven and before you and are no longer worthy to be called your children, treat us as your hired servants. Luke 15:17-19(ESV)

You are our Father in heaven, Matthew 6:9(ESV) and therefore to you, O Lord, do we lift up our souls. Psalm 86:4(ESV) To you we lift up our eyes, O you who are enthroned in the heavens! As the eyes of a servant look to the hand of his master, as the eyes of a maidservant to the hand of her mistress, so do our eyes look to you, O LORD our God; Psalm 123:1-2(ESV) a God whom heaven and the highest heaven cannot contain, 1 Kings 8:27(ESV) and yet whom we may have access to, having a High Priest who has passed through the heavens as our forerunner. Hebrews 4:14(ESV)

You, O God, dwell in the high and holy place, Isaiah 57:15(ESV) and holy and awesome is your name! Psalm 111:9(ESV) God is in heaven, and we are on earth; Ecclesiastes 5:2(ESV) therefore, we should carefully choose our words with him. Job 9:14(ESV) And yet, through a Mediator, we have confidence to enter the holy places. Hebrews 10:19(ESV)

Look down, we pray, from heaven and see, from your holy and beautiful habitation, Isaiah 63:15(ESV) and have compassion upon us and help us. Mark 9:22(ESV)

Heaven is your mighty expanse: Psalm 150:1(ESV) O answer us from your holy heaven, with the saving might of your right hand; Psalm 20:6(ESV) send us help from your sanctuary, and give us support from Zion! Psalm 20:2(ESV)

And, O that since heaven is our Father’s house, John 14:2(ESV) may we have our citizenship there, Philippians 3:20(ESV) and seek the things that are above. Colossians 3:1(ESV)

Enable us to come to you with humble boldness and confidence, Ephesians 3:12(ESV) as to a Father, a tender Father, who spares us as a man spares his son who serves him; Malachi 3:17(ESV) and as having an Advocate with the Father, 1 John 2:1(ESV) who yet has told us that the Father himself loves us. John 16:27(ESV)

You are a Father, but where is your honor? Malachi 1:6(ESV) Lord, give us grace to serve you as becomes children, with reverence and awe. Hebrews 12:28(ESV)

You are a Father, and if earthly parents, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to their children, how much more will our heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him! Luke 11:13(ESV) Lord, give us the Spirit of grace and pleas for mercy. Zechariah 12:10(ESV)

We come to you as prodigal children who have gone from our Father’s house into a far country; Luke 15:13(ESV) but we will arise and go to our Father, for in his house there is more than enough bread, and if we continue at a distance from him, we perish with hunger. Father, we have sinned against heaven and before you and are no longer worthy to be called your children, treat us as your hired servants. Luke 15:17-19(ESV)

You are our Father in heaven, Matthew 6:9(ESV) and therefore to you, O Lord, do we lift up our souls. Psalm 86:4(ESV) To you we lift up our eyes, O you who are enthroned in the heavens! As the eyes of a servant look to the hand of his master, as the eyes of a maidservant to the hand of her mistress, so do our eyes look to you, O LORD our God; Psalm 123:1-2(ESV) a God whom heaven and the highest heaven cannot contain, 1 Kings 8:27(ESV) and yet whom we may have access to, having a High Priest who has passed through the heavens as our forerunner. Hebrews 4:14(ESV)

You, O God, dwell in the high and holy place, Isaiah 57:15(ESV) and holy and awesome is your name! Psalm 111:9(ESV) God is in heaven, and we are on earth; Ecclesiastes 5:2(ESV) therefore, we should carefully choose our words with him. Job 9:14(ESV) And yet, through a Mediator, we have confidence to enter the holy places. Hebrews 10:19(ESV)

Look down, we pray, from heaven and see, from your holy and beautiful habitation, Isaiah 63:15(ESV) and have compassion upon us and help us. Mark 9:22(ESV)

Heaven is your mighty expanse: Psalm 150:1(ESV) O answer us from your holy heaven, with the saving might of your right hand; Psalm 20:6(ESV) send us help from your sanctuary, and give us support from Zion! Psalm 20:2(ESV)

And, O that since heaven is our Father’s house, John 14:2(ESV) may we have our citizenship there, Philippians 3:20(ESV) and seek the things that are above. Colossians 3:1(ESV)

Enable us to come to thee with humble boldness and confidence, Ephesians 3:12(KJV) as to a Father, a tender Father, who spares us as a man spares his son who serves him; Malachi 3:17(KJV) and as having an Advocate with the Father, 1 John 2:1(KJV) who yet has told us that the Father himself loves us. John 16:27(KJV)

Thou art a Father, but where is thine honour? Malachi 1:6(KJV) Lord, give us grace to serve thee as becomes children, with reverence and godly fear. Hebrews 12:28(KJV)

Thou art a Father, and if earthly parents, being evil, yet know how to give good gifts unto their children, how much more shall our heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him. Luke 11:13(KJV) Lord, give us the Spirit of grace and supplication. Zechariah 12:10(KJV)

We come to thee as prodigal children that have gone from our Father’s house into a far country; Luke 15:13(KJV) but we will arise and go to our Father, for in his house there is bread enough and to spare, and if we continue at a distance from him, we perish with hunger. Father, we have sinned against heaven and before thee and are no more worthy to be called thy children, make us even as thy hired servants. Luke 15:17-19(KJV)

Thou art our Father in heaven, Matthew 6:9(KJV) and therefore unto thee, O Lord, do we lift our souls. Psalm 86:4(KJV) Unto thee we lift up our eyes, O thou that dwellest in the heavens: As the eyes of a servant are to the hand of his master and the eyes of a maiden to the hand of her mistress, so do our eyes wait upon thee, O Lord our God; Psalm 123:1-2(KJV) a God whom the heaven of heavens cannot contain, 1 Kings 8:27(KJV) and yet whom we may have access to, Ephesians 3:12(KJV) having a High Priest that is passed into the heavens as our forerunner. Hebrews 4:14(KJV)

Thou, O God, dwellest in the high and holy place, Isaiah 57:15(KJV) and holy and reverend is thy name. Psalm 111:9(KJV) God is in heaven, and we are upon earth, Ecclesiastes 5:2(KJV) therefore should we choose our words to reason with him; Job 9:14(KJV) and yet through a Mediator, we have boldness to enter into the holiest. Hebrews 10:19(KJV)

Look down, we pray thee, from heaven and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory, Isaiah 63:15(KJV) and have compassion upon us and help us. Mark 9:22(KJV)

Heaven is the firmament of thy power: Psalm 150:1(KJV) O hear us from thy holy heaven, with the saving strength of thy right hand; Psalm 20:6(KJV) send us help from thy sanctuary, and strengthen us out of Zion. Psalm 20:2(KJV)

And, O that since heaven is our Father’s house, John 14:2(KJV) we may have our conversation there, Philippians 3:20(KJV) and may seek things that are above. Colossians 3:1(KJV)

Enable us to come to thee with humble boldness and confidence, Ephesians 3:12(KJV) as to a Father, a tender Father, who spares us as a man spares his son who serves him; Malachi 3:17(KJV) and as having an Advocate with the Father, 1 John 2:1(KJV) who yet has told us that the Father himself loves us. John 16:27(KJV)

Thou art a Father, but where is thine honour? Malachi 1:6(KJV) Lord, give us grace to serve thee as becomes children, with reverence and godly fear. Hebrews 12:28(KJV)

Thou art a Father, and if earthly parents, being evil, yet know how to give good gifts unto their children, how much more shall our heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him. Luke 11:13(KJV) Lord, give us the Spirit of grace and supplication. Zechariah 12:10(KJV)

We come to thee as prodigal children that have gone from our Father’s house into a far country; Luke 15:13(KJV) but we will arise and go to our Father, for in his house there is bread enough and to spare, and if we continue at a distance from him, we perish with hunger. Father, we have sinned against heaven and before thee and are no more worthy to be called thy children, make us even as thy hired servants. Luke 15:17-19(KJV)

Thou art our Father in heaven, Matthew 6:9(KJV) and therefore unto thee, O Lord, do we lift our souls. Psalm 86:4(KJV) Unto thee we lift up our eyes, O thou that dwellest in the heavens: As the eyes of a servant are to the hand of his master and the eyes of a maiden to the hand of her mistress, so do our eyes wait upon thee, O Lord our God; Psalm 123:1-2(KJV) a God whom the heaven of heavens cannot contain, 1 Kings 8:27(KJV) and yet whom we may have access to, Ephesians 3:12(KJV) having a High Priest that is passed into the heavens as our forerunner. Hebrews 4:14(KJV)

Thou, O God, dwellest in the high and holy place, Isaiah 57:15(KJV) and holy and reverend is thy name. Psalm 111:9(KJV) God is in heaven, and we are upon earth, Ecclesiastes 5:2(KJV) therefore should we choose our words to reason with him; Job 9:14(KJV) and yet through a Mediator, we have boldness to enter into the holiest. Hebrews 10:19(KJV)

Look down, we pray thee, from heaven and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory, Isaiah 63:15(KJV) and have compassion upon us and help us. Mark 9:22(KJV)

Heaven is the firmament of thy power: Psalm 150:1(KJV) O hear us from thy holy heaven, with the saving strength of thy right hand; Psalm 20:6(KJV) send us help from thy sanctuary, and strengthen us out of Zion. Psalm 20:2(KJV)

And, O that since heaven is our Father’s house, John 14:2(KJV) we may have our conversation there, Philippians 3:20(KJV) and may seek things that are above. Colossians 3:1(KJV)

Enable us to come to You with humble boldness and confidence, Ephesians 3:12(NASB) as to a Father, a tender Father, who spares us as a man spares his son who serves him; Malachi 3:17(NASB) and as having an Advocate with the Father, 1 John 2:1(NASB) who yet has told us that the Father Himself loves us. John 16:27(NASB)

You are a Father, but where is Your honor? Malachi 1:6(NASB) Lord, give us grace to serve You as becomes children, with reverence and awe. Hebrews 12:28(NASB)

You are a Father, and if earthly parents, being evil, know how to give good gifts to their children, how much more will our heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him. Luke 11:13(NASB) Lord, give us the Spirit of grace and supplication. Zechariah 12:10(NASB)

We come to You as prodigal children who have gone from our Father’s house into a distant country; Luke 15:13(NASB) but we will get up and go to our Father, for in His house there is more than enough bread, and if we continue at a distance from Him, we die with hunger. Father, we have sinned against heaven and in Your sight and are no longer worthy to be called Your children, make us even as one of Your hired men. Luke 15:17-19(NASB)

You are our Father in heaven, Matthew 6:9(NASB) and therefore to You, O Lord, we lift up our souls. Psalm 86:4(NASB) To You we lift up our eyes, O You who are enthroned in the heavens! As the eyes of servants look to the hand of their master and the eyes of a maid to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes look to You, O LORD our God; Psalm 123:1-2(NASB) a God whom heaven and the highest heaven cannot contain, 1 Kings 8:27(NASB) and yet whom we may have access to, Ephesians 3:12(NASB) having a High Priest who has passed through the heavens as our forerunner. Hebrews 4:14(NASB)

You, O God, dwell on a high and holy place, Isaiah 57:15(NASB) and holy and awesome is Your name. Psalm 111:9(NASB) God is in heaven and we are on earth, Ecclesiastes 5:2(NASB) therefore we should choose our words carefully before Him; Job 9:14(NASB) and yet through a Mediator, we have confidence to enter the holy place. Hebrews 10:19(NASB)

Look down, we pray, from heaven and see from Your holy and glorious habitation, Isaiah 63:15(NASB) and take pity on us and help us. Mark 9:22(NASB)

Heaven is Your mighty expanse: Psalm 150:1(NASB) O answer us from Your holy heaven with the saving strength of Your right hand; Psalm 20:6(NASB) may You send us help from Your sanctuary and support us from Zion! Psalm 20:2(NASB)

And, O that since heaven is our Father’s house, John 14:2(NASB) may we have our citizenship there, Philippians 3:20(NASB) and may we seek the things above. Colossians 3:1(NASB)

Enable us to come to You with humble boldness and confidence, Ephesians 3:12(NASB) as to a Father, a tender Father, who spares us as a man spares his son who serves him; Malachi 3:17(NASB) and as having an Advocate with the Father, 1 John 2:1(NASB) who yet has told us that the Father Himself loves us. John 16:27(NASB)

You are a Father, but where is Your honor? Malachi 1:6(NASB) Lord, give us grace to serve You as becomes children, with reverence and awe. Hebrews 12:28(NASB)

You are a Father, and if earthly parents, being evil, know how to give good gifts to their children, how much more will our heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him. Luke 11:13(NASB) Lord, give us the Spirit of grace and supplication. Zechariah 12:10(NASB)

We come to You as prodigal children who have gone from our Father’s house into a distant country; Luke 15:13(NASB) but we will get up and go to our Father, for in His house there is more than enough bread, and if we continue at a distance from Him, we die with hunger. Father, we have sinned against heaven and in Your sight and are no longer worthy to be called Your children, make us even as one of Your hired men. Luke 15:17-19(NASB)

You are our Father in heaven, Matthew 6:9(NASB) and therefore to You, O Lord, we lift up our souls. Psalm 86:4(NASB) To You we lift up our eyes, O You who are enthroned in the heavens! As the eyes of servants look to the hand of their master and the eyes of a maid to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes look to You, O LORD our God; Psalm 123:1-2(NASB) a God whom heaven and the highest heaven cannot contain, 1 Kings 8:27(NASB) and yet whom we may have access to, Ephesians 3:12(NASB) having a High Priest who has passed through the heavens as our forerunner. Hebrews 4:14(NASB)

You, O God, dwell on a high and holy place, Isaiah 57:15(NASB) and holy and awesome is Your name. Psalm 111:9(NASB) God is in heaven and we are on earth, Ecclesiastes 5:2(NASB) therefore we should choose our words carefully before Him; Job 9:14(NASB) and yet through a Mediator, we have confidence to enter the holy place. Hebrews 10:19(NASB)

Look down, we pray, from heaven and see from Your holy and glorious habitation, Isaiah 63:15(NASB) and take pity on us and help us. Mark 9:22(NASB)

Heaven is Your mighty expanse: Psalm 150:1(NASB) O answer us from Your holy heaven with the saving strength of Your right hand; Psalm 20:6(NASB) may You send us help from Your sanctuary and support us from Zion! Psalm 20:2(NASB)

And, O that since heaven is our Father’s house, John 14:2(NASB) may we have our citizenship there, Philippians 3:20(NASB) and may we seek the things above. Colossians 3:1(NASB)

Enable us to come to you with humble freedom and confidence, Ephesians 3:12(NIV) as to a Father, a tender Father, who spares us as a man spares his son who serves him; Malachi 3:17(NIV) and as having One who speaks to the Father in our defense, 1 John 2:1(NIV) who yet has told us that the Father himself loves us. John 16:27(NIV)

You are a Father, but where is the honor due you? Malachi 1:6(NIV) Lord, give us grace to worship you as becomes children, with reverence and awe. Hebrews 12:28(NIV)

You are a Father, and if earthly parents, though they are evil, know how to give good gifts to their children, how much more will our Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him! Luke 11:13(NIV) Lord, give us a spirit of grace and supplication. Zechariah 12:10(NIV)

We come to you as prodigal children who have gone from our Father’s house to a distant country; Luke 15:13(NIV) but we will set out and go back to our Father, for in his house there is food to spare, and if we continue at a distance from him, we starve to death. Father, we have sinned against heaven and against you and are no longer worthy to be called your children, make us like your hired men. Luke 15:17-19(NIV)

You are our Father in heaven, Matthew 6:9(NIV) and therefore to you, O Lord, do we lift up our souls. Psalm 86:4(NIV) We lift up our eyes to you, to you whose throne is in heaven: As the eyes of slaves look to the hand of their master, as the eyes of a maid look to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes look to the LORD our God; Psalm 123:1-2(NIV) a God whom the heavens, even the highest heaven, cannot contain, 1 Kings 8:27(NIV) and yet whom we may approach, Ephesians 3:12(NIV) having a High Priest who went before us, Hebrews 6:20(NIV) who has gone through the heavens. Hebrews 4:14(NIV)

You, O God, live in a high and holy place, Isaiah 57:15(NIV) and holy and awesome is your name. Psalm 111:9(NIV) God is in heaven and we are on earth, Ecclesiastes 5:2(NIV) therefore should we carefully find our words to argue with him; Job 9:14(NIV) and yet through a Mediator, we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place. Hebrews 10:19(NIV)

Look down, we beg you, from heaven and see from your lofty throne, holy and glorious, Isaiah 63:15(NIV) and take pity on us and help us. Mark 9:22(NIV)

Heaven is the firmament of your might: Psalm 150:1(NIV) O answer us from your holy heaven, with the saving power of your right hand; Psalm 20:6(NIV) send us help from your sanctuary, and grant us support from Zion. Psalm 20:2(NIV)

And, O that since heaven is our Father’s house, John 14:2(NIV) we may have our citizenship there, Philippians 3:20(NIV) and may set our hearts on things above. Colossians 3:1(NIV)

Enable us to come to you with humble freedom and confidence, Ephesians 3:12(NIV) as to a Father, a tender Father, who spares us as a man spares his son who serves him; Malachi 3:17(NIV) and as having One who speaks to the Father in our defense, 1 John 2:1(NIV) who yet has told us that the Father himself loves us. John 16:27(NIV)

You are a Father, but where is the honor due you? Malachi 1:6(NIV) Lord, give us grace to worship you as becomes children, with reverence and awe. Hebrews 12:28(NIV)

You are a Father, and if earthly parents, though they are evil, know how to give good gifts to their children, how much more will our Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him! Luke 11:13(NIV) Lord, give us a spirit of grace and supplication. Zechariah 12:10(NIV)

We come to you as prodigal children who have gone from our Father’s house to a distant country; Luke 15:13(NIV) but we will set out and go back to our Father, for in his house there is food to spare, and if we continue at a distance from him, we starve to death. Father, we have sinned against heaven and against you and are no longer worthy to be called your children, make us like your hired men. Luke 15:17-19(NIV)

You are our Father in heaven, Matthew 6:9(NIV) and therefore to you, O Lord, do we lift up our souls. Psalm 86:4(NIV) We lift up our eyes to you, to you whose throne is in heaven: As the eyes of slaves look to the hand of their master, as the eyes of a maid look to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes look to the LORD our God; Psalm 123:1-2(NIV) a God whom the heavens, even the highest heaven, cannot contain, 1 Kings 8:27(NIV) and yet whom we may approach, Ephesians 3:12(NIV) having a High Priest who went before us, Hebrews 6:20(NIV) who has gone through the heavens. Hebrews 4:14(NIV)

You, O God, live in a high and holy place, Isaiah 57:15(NIV) and holy and awesome is your name. Psalm 111:9(NIV) God is in heaven and we are on earth, Ecclesiastes 5:2(NIV) therefore should we carefully find our words to argue with him; Job 9:14(NIV) and yet through a Mediator, we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place. Hebrews 10:19(NIV)

Look down, we beg you, from heaven and see from your lofty throne, holy and glorious, Isaiah 63:15(NIV) and take pity on us and help us. Mark 9:22(NIV)

Heaven is the firmament of your might: Psalm 150:1(NIV) O answer us from your holy heaven, with the saving power of your right hand; Psalm 20:6(NIV) send us help from your sanctuary, and grant us support from Zion. Psalm 20:2(NIV)

And, O that since heaven is our Father’s house, John 14:2(NIV) we may have our citizenship there, Philippians 3:20(NIV) and may set our hearts on things above. Colossians 3:1(NIV)

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