After this manner therefore pray you: Our Father which are in heaven, Hallowed be your name.
1. In prayer we address One who sustains the relationship of Father to us.
2. In prayer we direct our thoughts to One who is above us.
3. In prayer we confess that we form members of one family.
4. In prayer we depend upon and confide in God as children.
(F. Edwards, B. A.)
Parallel VersesKJV: After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.