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Challenge of the Lord's Prayer

“I cannot say ‘our’ if I live only for myself in a spiritually watertight compartment. 
I cannot say ‘Father’ if I do not endeavor each day to act like His child. 
I cannot say 'who art in heaven' if I am laying up no treasure there. 
I cannot say 'hallowed be Thy name' if I am not striving for holiness. 
I cannot say 'Thy kingdom come' if I am not doing all in my power to hasten that wonderful event. 
I cannot say ‘Thy will be done’ if I am disobedient to His Word. I cannot say ‘in earth as it is in heaven’ if I’ll not serve Him here and now. 
I cannot say ‘give us this day our daily bread’ if I am dishonest, or if I am seeking things by subterfuge. I cannot say ‘forgive us our debts’ if I harbor a grudge against anyone. 
I cannot say ‘lead us not into temptation’ if I deliberately place myself in its path. 
I cannot say ‘deliver us from evil’ if I do not put on the whole armor of God. 
I cannot say ‘Thine is the kingdom’ if I do not give to the King the loya…