Our Father: Musical Settings of the Lord’s Prayer

Our Father

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To round off our commentary on the Our Father, we come to the ways it has been set to music.

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                                   “Thy will be

In this part of the Our Father we echo that well known invocation Marana tha - Come, Lord Jesus.

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How close is Our Father to us? It is a common experience in prayer, and in the spiritual life generally,

It is an act of audacity to call God ‘Our Father’. Although God as creator is in a sense ‘Father’

It is not always easy to find the right words to pray. This was the problem facing Jesus's own disciples,