Sometimes, when I am praying, or during mass, when everyone is praying the Lord's prayer, I take the words for granted. In the Gospel, today, we see the origin of a pray that forms the foundation for what we believe. However, it is interesting to see that there are significant differences in the Our Father that is spoken in the Gospel today and the form that is recited every week at mass. The form that is familiar to most people is the version from Matthew 6: 9-13. In comparison, the version in Luke 11: 2-4 is very basic and not as long. However, after further observation, both versions of the pray cover all the same topics and ideas.
Luke's version starts with the title Father, which is chosen by Jesus to illustrate the loving, longing, caring qualities of a Father. It is also agreed that Jesus most likely used the term Abba, which is translated from Aramaic to mean Daddy, a friendly, family style version of Father. Next, Jesus calls us to keep the name of God holy. However, name can be a substitute for one's self, so Jesus is essentially calling us to keep God holy in our lives.Then, Jesus exclaims that t