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I cannot pray OUR if my faith has no room for others and their need

I cannot pray FATHER if I do not demonstrate this relationship to God

in my daily living

I cannot pray WHO ART IN HEAVEN if all my interests and pursuits

are in earthly things

I cannot pray HALLOWED BE THY NAME if I am not striving with

God's help to be holy

I cannot pray THY KlNGDOM COME if I am unwilling to accept God’s rule in my life

I cannot pray ON EARTH AS IT IS IN HEAVEN unless I am truly ready to give myself to God's service here and now

I cannot prayGIVE US THIS DAY OUR DAILY BREAD without

expending honest effort for it or if I would withhold from my neighbour

the bread that I receive

I cannot pray FORGIVE US OUR TRESSPASSES AS WE FORGIVE THOSE WHO TRESPASS AGATNST US if I continue to harbour a grudge against anyone.

I cannot pray LEAD US NOT INTO TEMPTATION if I deliberately

choose to remain in a situation where I am likely to be tempted

I cannot prayDELIVER US FROM EVIL if I am not prepared to fight evil with my life and my prayer

I cannot pray THINE IS THE KINGDOM if I am unwilling to obey the King

I cannot pray THINE IS THE POWER AND THE GLORY if I am

seeking power for myself and my own glory first

I cannot prayFOR EVER AND E\/ER if I am too anxious about each

days affairs

I cannot pray AMEN unless I honestly say, ‘Cost what it may, this is my prayer.

The Lords Prayer