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Part Five

Prayer and Hope

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QUESTION
What is prayer?
ANSWER
Prayer is when we talk to God. We thank Him for his goodness. We confess our sin*. We ask for things that please Him.
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119

QUESTION
In whose name should we pray?
ANSWER
We should pray in the name of Jesus.
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120

QUESTION
When and where should we pray?
ANSWER
We can pray to God anywhere, anytime.
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121

QUESTION
What did Jesus give us in order to teach us to pray?
ANSWER
Jesus gave us the Lord's* Prayer.
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122

QUESTION
What is the Lord's* Prayer?
ANSWER
Our Father in heaven*, May we give honour* to your name. May your Kingdom* come. May what you want to happen be done, On earth as it is in heaven*. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive* us our sins*, Just as we also have forgiven* Those who sin* against us. Help us not to sin* when we are tempted. Protect us from the evil* one.
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123

QUESTION
How many requests are in the Lord's* Prayer?
ANSWER
There are six requests.
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124

QUESTION
What is the first request?
ANSWER
"May we give honour* to your name."
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125

QUESTION
What do we pray for in the first request?
ANSWER
We pray that all people will praise God's name.
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126

QUESTION
What is the second request?
ANSWER
"May your Kingdom* come."
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127

QUESTION
What do we pray for in the second request>
ANSWER
We pray that all people in the world will hear and believe the good news. We pray that they will obey Jesus as Lord*.
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128

QUESTION
What is the third request?
ANSWER
"May what you want to happen be done on earth as it is in heaven*."
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129

QUESTION
What do we pray for in the third request?
ANSWER
We pray that people on earth will do as God desires in every way, just like the angels* do in heaven*.
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130

QUESTION
What is the fourth request?
ANSWER
"Give us today our daily bread."
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131

QUESTION
What do we pray for in the fourth request?
ANSWER
We pray that God will give us all things that we need for our bodies.
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132

QUESTION
What is the fifth request?
ANSWER
"Forgive* us our sins*, just as we also have forgiven* those who sin* against us."
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133

QUESTION
What do we pray for in the fifth request?
ANSWER
We pray that God will forgive* our sins*. And we pray that God will help us to forgive* those who have hurt us.
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134

QUESTION
What is the sixth request?
ANSWER
"Help us not to sin* when we are tempted. Protect us from the evil* one."
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135

QUESTION
What do we pray for in the sixth request?
ANSWER
We pray that God will keep us from sin*. And protect us from evil*.
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136

QUESTION
What does prayer teach us?
ANSWER
Prayer teaches us that we must trust* God completely for His help.
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137

QUESTION
Where is Christ now?
ANSWER
Christ is now in heaven*, at the right side of God the Father.
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138

QUESTION
Will Christ come to this earth again?
ANSWER
Yes, He will come to be the judge of all the people in the world at the last day. And He will save those who are waiting for him.
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139

QUESTION
What happens to the righteous* at death?
ANSWER
The bodies of the righteous* return to the dust. Their souls* go to be with the Lord*.
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140

QUESTION
What happens to wicked people at death?
ANSWER
The bodies of the wicked return to dust. Their souls* suffer punishment. God keeps them for the day He comes to judge.
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141

QUESTION
Will the dead be raised to life again?
ANSWER
Yes, all the dead shall be raised when Christ comes again.
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142

QUESTION
What will happen to the wicked people in the day Christ comes to judge?
ANSWER
God will punish them in hell* with a destruction that never ends. They will be cast out from God's presence for ever.
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143

QUESTION
What will happen to the righteous* people?
ANSWER
The righteous* people will live happily with God. They will live forever in a new heaven* and a new earth.
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QUESTION
What will the new heaven* and the new earth be like?
ANSWER
In the new heaven and the new earth we will be with God. We will never sin. We will never die. There will be no more curse. There will be no more sadness and no more pain. We will never be guilty, afraid or ashamed. We will know the joy that comes from God.
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