Reciting the lords prayer each day is an unusual practice for a mormon. When compared with the versions found among the early christians, the lords prayer at bountiful is unique see table. Theres one question youre likely to hear from every mormon missionary. Learning to pray as jesus prayed religious studies. The lords words will hiss forth unto the ends of the earth, 2 ne. Nowhere in all of the book of mormon is the subject of prayer taught and emphasized in such a concentrated fashion as it is in 3 nephi 1120, wherein.
Bible verses command all people to pray, and how god wants us to pray. The lord covenanted with enos to bring forth the book of mormon to the lamanites, enos 1. Enos prays mightily and gains a remission of his sinsthe voice of the lord comes into his mind, promising salvation for the lamanites in a future daythe nephites sought to reclaim the lamanitesenos rejoices in his redeemer. Prayer in latter day saint theology and practice wikipedia.
The encyclopedia of mormonism says that rather than being a prayer that latterday saints are to memorize and recite in full, the lords prayer offers a general pattern for our own spontaneous prayers. Welch, two notes on the lords prayer, in pressing forward with the book of mormon provo, utah. The book of mormon was written for the intent that we may believe the bible, morm. Prayers are addressed to our heavenly father in the name of.
During his sermon to the nephites, jesus christ gave them an example of a righteous prayer. Why you shouldnt ask god if the book of mormon is true. He said, cry unto him whenye are in your fields, yea, over allyour flocks. The didache, an early christian text generally dated to the first century ad, 2 also has a version of the prayer didache 8. Mormon prayer is a sincere, heartfelt talk with god the father.
A reverent communication with god during which a person gives thanks and asks for blessings. Cry unto him in yourhouses, yea, over all yourhousehold, both morning, midday,and evening alma 34. You can also learn about prayer in the book of mormon, a book of scripture that is. Prayer the church of jesus christ of latterday saints. Will you pray and ask god if the book of mormon is true. How the scriptures taught me to offer more meaningful prayers. This prayer, which also appears with some variation in the sermon on the mount, is commonly known as the lords prayer. You can also learn about prayer in the book of mormon, a book of scripture similar to the bible written by people who lived in the ancient americas. According to the book of mormon, a rameumptom is a high tower or stand from which the zoramites gave a rote prayer with both arms raised high. The book of mormon and the bible will grow together, 2 ne. The book of mormon encourages believers to cry unto him for mercy. Welch, illuminating the sermon at the temple and sermon on the mount provo, utah. The bible teaches us whyand even howgod wants us to pray to him.190 717 880 813 652 1431 1122 277 629 984 1158 1239 1332 371 779 76 89 399 1464 1049 548 823 409 46 707 478 1350 810 497 823 88 456 942 573