Lord's Prayer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Lord's Prayer the prayer that Christ gave his disciples in the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 6:9-13)
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Quotations

  • Napoleon Bonaparte
    Napoleon%20Bonaparte
    “Do you wish to find out the really sublime? Repeat the Lord's Prayer.”
  • Henry Wilson
    Henry Wilson
    “I believe if we introduced the Lord's Prayer here, senators would propose a large number of amendments to it.”
  • Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley
    Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley
    “The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals.”

Usage

In literature:

Immediately after breakfast the children knelt down, and Grannie repeated the Lord's Prayer aloud.
"Good Luck" by L. T. Meade
Prayers were conducted as usual, the girls singing and joining in the Lord's Prayer.
"Hollyhock" by L. T. Meade
I say the Lord's Prayer aloud when I go to bed, over and over again.
"A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
Heard David Jeffries say the Lord's Prayer, and some other portions of the Scriptures.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. IX (of X) - America - I" by Various
The Lord's Prayer and not the Athanasian Creed seemed to him to sum up the essential spirit of Christ.
"Beside Still Waters" by Arthur Christopher Benson
The Lord has heard our prayers, for His saint's sake.
"The Faith Healer" by William Vaughn Moody
THE PRAYER BOOK AND THE LORD'S PRAYER.
"Lover or Friend" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
Prayer Book and Lord's Prayer.
"The Pirate and The Three Cutters" by Frederick Marryat
In it the 'Sonnets on the Lord's Prayer' first appeared.
"Continental Monthly, Vol. III, No IV, April 1863" by Various
Lord's Prayer, paraphrase on, 195.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 5, January-June, 1852" by Various
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In poetry:

Lord Jesus, Thou hast known
A mother's love and tender care:
And Thou wilt hear, while for my own
Mother most dear I make this birthday prayer.
"A Prayer for a Mother's Birthday" by Henry Van Dyke
Easier to smite with Peter's sword
Than "watch one hour" in humbling prayer.
Life's "great things," like the Syrian lord,
Our hearts can do and dare.
"The Cypress-Tree Of Ceylon" by John Greenleaf Whittier
And the wife? - well she prayed to the Lord till
she fainted;
I reckon He answered her prayers all the same -
He must have helped Polly, it's curious now, ain't it,
To see a thin slip of a girl be so game?
"How Polly Paid For Her Keep" by Barcroft Henry Boake
Come Thy kingdom! of all blessings,
Of all prayers the first is this;
All heaven's hopes,—all earth's possessings,
Grace and glory, peace and bliss,
Centring in the holy word,
In the kingdom of the Lord.
"Thy Kingdom Come" by John Bowring
She knelt down in her agony:
'O Lord, it is enough,' said she:
'My heart's prayer putteth me to shame;
Let me return to whence I came. Thou for who love's sake didst reprove,
Forgive me for the sake of love.'
"Repining" by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Three days since, at the time of prayer,
A certain Moollah, with his robe
All rent, and dust upon his hair,
Watched my lord's coming forth, and pushed
The golden mace-bearers aside,
And fell at the King's feet, and cried:--
"Stanzas In Memory Of The Author Of 'Obermann'" by Matthew Arnold

In news:

The service includes a reading of the Christian Science tenants and an emphasis on the Lord's Prayer.
GREENCASTLE — The Greencastle-Antrim School Board somberly announced Thursday it will officially stop reciting the Lord's Prayer at the start of its meetings.
A few voices in the crowd at Thursday's Greencastle-Antrim School Board meeting could be heard reciting the Lord's Prayer during a moment of silence.
Lord's Prayer officially removed from Greencastle-Antrim school board meetings.
Lord's Prayer at Greencastle-Antrim School Board meeting led by public, not board.
Jesus teaches The Lord's Prayer.
A 'Lord's Prayer' for Spain's Economic Troubles.
Florida high school students recite lord's prayer at graduation.
King's Singers to Perform Concert of Works Inspired By the Lord's Prayer.
The Lord's Prayer was led by Delores Wilson.
After this bitterly divisive election, the Lord's Prayer can reunite us.
School board opens with moment of silence instead of Lord's Prayer.
Pastor Keith Auman has trouble recalling the Lord's Prayer.
The Lord's Prayer is one of those familiar passages of Scripture.
Worship at St Luke's is done in both Greek and English, but when the congregation recites the Lord's Prayer, the ethnic diversity of the congregation shows.
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