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The Lord’s Prayer: Twelve Tips for The Lord’s Prayer, Phrase-by-Phrase – “Lead Us Not Into Temptation”

9.  Lead Us Not Into Temptation

Really!!

You’re such a Debbie Downer.

Temptations can be exciting. Sometimes it’s fun to play with fire.

Do you want me to be boring?

Didn’t Jesus hang out with sinners?

By now you’re reckoned I’m more arguing than praying this one.

You put me in the world and you told to light up its darkness and shadows.

But isn’t that where temptations lurk?

I think I get it.  I’m weak and can’t resist some bad things.

So it’s better to not to be led there.

But I’m pretty sure it’s not so simple or

Maybe, I just disagree.

Do you really only want me to play it safe?

We’re gonna have to talk more about this one!!

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