- The prayer "Our Father"
taught by our Lord to the Apostles. In the Gospel of Matthew (6:9-13) in the Sermon on the Mount Jesus teaches about prayer and tells how to pray: After this manner therefore pray ye . . .
This form is universally used by Christians. In Luke 11:2-4 the prayer is given in answer to the request of the Apostles: Lord, teach us to pray. Jesus asnwered: When ye pray, say: Our Father....