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New City Catechism Question and Answer 41

Question 41
What is the Lord’s Prayer?

Answer
Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.


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New City Catechism Question and Answer 40

Question 40
What should we pray?

Answer
The whole Word of God directs and inspires us in what we should pray, including the prayer Jesus himself taught us.


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New City Catechism Question and Answer 39

Question 39
With what attitude should we pray?

Answer
With love, perseverance, and gratefulness; in humble submission to God’s will, knowing that, for the sake of Christ, he always hears our prayers.


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New City Catechism Question and Answer 38

Question 38
What is prayer?

Answer
Prayer is pouring out our hearts to God in praise, petition, confession of sin, and thanksgiving.


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New City Catechism Question and Answer 37

Question 37
How does the Holy Spirit help us?

Answer
The Holy Spirit convicts us of our sin, comforts us, guides us, gives us spiritual gifts and the desire to obey God; and he enables us to pray and to understand God’s Word.


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New City Catechism Question and Answer 36

Question 36
What do we believe about the Holy Spirit?

Answer
That he is God, coeternal with the Father and the Son, and that God grants him irrevocably to all who believe..


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New City Catechism Question and Answer 35

Question 35
Since we are redeemed by grace alone, through faith alone, where does this faith come from?

Answer
All the gifts we receive from Christ we receive through the Holy Spirit, including faith itself.