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Pater noster  Term Image Script Image
(Language:  Latin)
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Short Description: In Latin, “Our Father”; used in Christianity to refer to the Lord’s Prayer.
Long Description: In Latin, “Our Father”. In Christianity, it refers to the Lord’s Prayer, consisting of the words: “Our Father who art inHeaven, Hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen” (Matt. 6:9-13).
Source(s): Prayer Fashions Man: Frithjof Schuon on the Spiritual Life
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms