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Matthew 6:9-11

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 9  [The Lord's Prayer has been repeated many, many times. But the real meaning has been hidden from most over the centuries. For that reason, a short explanation is added for each verse. Bracketed text is commentary or clarification.]

     Therefore pray after this manner: Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed is your name. [Holy is your name. Let us not speak God's name(s) in a profane expression; that is a filthy habit. Taking God's name in vain is to speak about God or Christ before your heart has been cleansed from it being defiled; as all unregenerated men's hearts are defiled before they are purified. As George Fox wrote: "such as talk of Christ, and do not walk in him; such as profess him, and do not possess him; .. such as profess Christ the way, and walk not in the way, the truth, and the life; all such talkers, and not walkers, are dishonorers of God, and cause his holy name to be blasphemed among those who make no profession." From the Word of the Lord within my heart: "Jesus is a mighty name to be declared in all the worlds to come. Guard and protect his name."]

 10 Your kingdom come, Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. [The kingdom comes to those who seek the Kingdom as their first priority in life, which kingdom is within and around us and does not come with visible or outward signs. When translated into the Kingdom while still on earth, Your will may be done by us, (with Your thoughts, words, and deeds prompted by You to us), on the earth, just as Your will is done by those in heaven. For when we are in Your kingdom while we still walk on the earth, we hear You tell us what to say, judge as You tell us to judge, and do what You show us to do — as Jesus did when He was on earth. With God ordering and controlling our thoughts, words, and deeds, everything we do and say is pure, virtuous, and perfect; then we are righteous, having been restored to the spiritual image of God: Christ. Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but [only] he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. Mat 7:21. To enter heaven, we must walk on the earth as He walked, 1 John 2:6, and as He is, so are we in this present world. 1 John 4:17.]

 11 Give us this day our daily bread. [Jesus said: "Do not labor for food that perishes, but for the food that endures to everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give to you. I am the bread of life, the bread from heaven. For it is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The words that I speak to you are spirit, and they are life-giving. John 6:63." Your daily bread is to quietly listen and hear the Lord speak words to you with encouragement, teachings, convictions, and commands. Blessed are those who hear the word of God [within your heart] and keep [practice, obey] it. Luke 11:28. You must listenhear, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls. James 1:21. All your holy ones are in your power. And they sit at your feet, each receiving your words. Deu 33:3]

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