After this manner therefore pray you: Our Father which are in heaven, Hallowed be your name.
1. This prayer is a confession of our ignorance.
2. It is a supplication for knowledge.
3. It is an acknowledgment of our sin.
4. It is an entreaty for holiness in ourselves.
5. It ought to be increasingly comprehensive.
(F. Edwards, B. A.)
Parallel VersesKJV: After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.