Part Twelve. Jesus’s teaching continues. Prayer
Jesus was asked by his disciples how should we pray? Here is two of his replies,
Luke chapter 11 verses 1 to 4
Instructions on Prayer
Now Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he stopped, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.” So he said to them, “When you pray, say:
Father, may your name be honoured; may your kingdom come.
Give us each day our daily bread, and forgive us our sins,
As we also forgive everyone who sins against us.
And do not lead us into temptation.”
He did not say to prostrate your self on the ground. Indeed he his often-portrayed standing with arms outstretched looking up.