Preparing for Prayer
The Lord's Prayer
The words of the Lord's prayer make it primarily an adult prayer. However, young children need to know that this is a prayer that Jesus taught us to pray, and one that Christians all over the world use. Say the prayer first all the way through, then say one sentence at a time and ask your child to repeat it - like a responsive reading, only now it is responsive praying.
Our Father, Who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name.
Thy kingdom come.
Thy will be done on earth, as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our sins, as we forgive those who sin against us.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil:
for Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever.
Videos of the Lord's Prayer