Our Father


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Our Father

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Our Father

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) another name for the Lord's Prayer, taken from its opening words
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Our` Fa′ther


n.
the Lord's Prayer.
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{6} Our fathers were friends before us, as old Laertes will tell you, if you will go and ask him.
God our Father: I sent my Son, Jesus Christ, as the way home for all of my lost children.
Jesus' Sacrifice on the Cross shows us how serious sin really is; how terrible our sins wound our Father. The justice of the Father demands atonement for sin and that we must be totally pure to enter into His presence.