How did Jesus pray?

Posted: March 31, 2010 by limabean03 in Biblical Studies, Biblical Theology, Christian Theology, Christianity, Uncategorized
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From the “Tefillah” (“the prayer”; that is the prayer of all prayers) or “Shemoneh Esre” (Eighteen Benedictions) recited by the Jewish people since before the time of Jesus during synagogue worship.  I have excerpted the second benediction, which Jesus would have prayed throughout his life.  Perhaps as you read it, picture Jesus reciting it on the eve of his betrayal, or carrying the cross on the long road to Golgotha. 

“You are mighty, humbling the proud; strong, judging the ruthless; you live for evermore, and raise the dead; you make the wind to return and the dew to fall; you nourish the living, and bring the dead to life; you bring forth salvation for us in the blinking of an eye.  Blessed are you, O Lord, who bring the dead to life.”

to see the Tefillah in its entirety, click here

Comments
  1. lorrie says:

    Unable to find a contact for you… would love to be able to use the photo in this post. Would you give your permission?? Thanks, Lorrie

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