another Our Father

Loving Father of us all,
   transcendent in glory,
may all people honor your holy name
   and acknowledge your kingly rule,
that your purposes may be fulfilled on earth
   as truly as they are in heaven.
Give us today all things that we need
   for our material and bodily wants.
Forgive us the wrong that we have done,
   and make us as ready to forgive others.
Save us from yielding to temptation
   and falling into sin;
and rescue us from the forces of evil
   at work around us and within us.
For you, O Lord, are sovereign over all things;
your power is sufficient for all our need;
to you be the glory now and for ever.

Frank Colquhoun, 1909-1997, evangelical priest and author in the Church of England

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[Jesus] said to them, When you pray, say:
Father,
hallowed be your name,
your kingdom come.
Give us each day our daily bread.
Forgive us our sins,
    for we also forgive everyone who sins against us.
And lead us not into temptation.

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