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Biblical Referencing


This is the verse that gave me the beginning nugget to know the bible was written for justice.
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Psalm 45 1-7

1 My heart over flows with a beautiful thought
I will recite a lovely poem to the king,
for my tongue is like the pen of a skilful poet.
2 You are the most handsome of all.
Gracious words stream from your lips.
God himself has blessed you forever.
3 Put on your sword, O mighty warrior!
You are so glorious, so majestic!
4 In your majesty, ride out to victory,
defending truth, humility, and justice.
Go forth to perform awe-inspiring deeds!
5 Your arrows are sharp, piercing your enemy’s hearts.
The nations fall before you.
lying down beneath your feet.
6 Your throne, O God, endures forever and ever.
Your Royal Power is expressed in Justice.
7 You love what is right and hate what is wrong.
Therefore God, your God, has anointed you,
Pouring out the oil of joy on you more than on anyone else.

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As I explore my faith in the light of contemporary reminders of historical editing and miss-quoting I can't help but think Jesus has suffered from the same tools. When I reflect on the style of Christ"s teachings I think the "Our Father" prayer would be a fine place to look. He often gave people the obligation to be Christ for others.

The examples would be, "Feed my sheep" "Give them food yourself" "Who then was the good neighbour" and "Don't say, be warm and well fed, without providing what you can"

This prayer has four requests of the Lord but only one obligation for us. We are required to "forgive others as we are forgiven" but ask for "Daily bread, lack of temptation and deliverance from evil" without any personal price. The following is my idea of the real "Our Father" prayer he gave to his disciples.

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Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.

Thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread, that we may provide for others from that strength.

Forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.

And lead us not into temptation, and aid us in removing temptations from the paths of others.

But deliver us from evil, so we are free to liberate others.

For thine is the kingdom, the power and the Glory,

Now and forever, Amen!

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