• 21 Sep 20

Sep 21 - “St. Matthew” © artwork by Louis Glanzman. Happy Feast Day St. Matthew!

The Gospel of Matthew Chapter VI: Teaching about Prayer:

"When you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, who love to stand and pray in the synagogues and on street corners so that others may see them. Amen, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you pray, go into your inner room, close the door and pray to your Father in secret. And your Father who sees the secret will repay you. In praying, do not babble like the pagans who think they will be heard because of their many words. Do not be like them. Your Father knows what you need before you ask him."

According to Matthew's Gospel Jesus then introduced The Lord's Prayer. "Our Father who art in Heaven…"

 

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