Reflection on the Lord's Prayer

1. Matthew's version of the Lord's Prayer (Matt. 6:9-13) reads:

(9) "Pray then in this way: 'Our Father in heaven, let your name be made holy. (10) Let your kingdom come. Let your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. (11) Give us today our daily bread. (12) And forgive us our debts, as we have forgiven our debtors. (13) And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.'"

Describe one Trinitarian heresy and one Christological heresy described in lectures and readings (Work, Guthrie, Wilson). Show how each distorts the meaning of the Lord's Prayer (and, if you like, other spiritual practices such as those Neo and Dan discuss in McLaren chapter 13). You may wish to draw on secondary readings (Best Christian Writing etc.).

Please keep your paper three pages, double-spaced, and follow the directions in my handout for writing papers.

Remember, I want to see proper style, clear writing, a thorough answer to the question, and explicit citations of course materials.

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