This is a repeat of an exercise done previously at church back when I was in high school, where we were tasked with rewriting the Lord’s Prayer in our own words.
Our Father who art in heaven. Hallowed be Your name
To the Most Holy One, Lord of all Creation. I believe You are a triune God revealed to us in 3 persons: Father, Son & Holy Spirit. You are Lord of Lords and Your presence dwells in heaven.
Thy Kingdom come, Thy Will be done in earth as it is in heaven
Help us Lord to proclaim daily the Kingdom of God here on earth. Living and following You, filled with Your Spirit in loving one another. Help us to keep our eyes on You, having the eternal written on our hearts.
Give us this day our daily bread.
Thank You Father for being our Provider, Jehovah Jireh. For providing us with homes, food and the means to live in this world.
And forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those that trespass against us.
You teach us of the power and importance of forgiveness, since it is a core matter of the heart. Help us to forgive each other so that our hearts remain open to receiving Your heavenly forgiveness. Help us write more in the sand so that it can be washed away unlike those things written in stone.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
Just as Jesus faced temptation, help us face it with Your Word and conviction. Help us to resist the devil so that he may flee at the sound of Your Name. Help us grow close to You, recognize Your voice, Will and purpose for our lives.
For thine is the kingdom,
the power, and the glory for ever and ever.
Lord be glorified, as You have been through past celebrations of Your majesty and power. Continue to help us live out this physical life – feeding the hungry, finding the lost, clothing the naked, loving the unloved and freeing the oppressed – until You call us home so that our souls may dwell before Your eternal presence.
In all these things, we are united and in agreement.