National Day of Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer—perhaps one of the most famous of all prayers. It's a prayer taught by Jesus to his disciples, described in the book of Matthew, from the variety of prayers of the Jewish tradition of Jesus’s time. The Book of Common Prayer, almost 500 years old, remains the official service liturgy of the Church of England, influencing liturgy across a spectrum of religious expression beyond just the Anglican Church. The Bible is saturated with prayer. In events, in the stories of people, in its commands and in its songs of praise—with praise, prayer, and praying mentioned over 500 times. As you engage with the Bible on this National Day of Prayer, you’ll discover the prominence given to prayer in every aspect of this Book of books.

Share

More Book Minute Features

September 21, 2020

Septembertestament

Martin Luther is best known for the 95 Theses written in 1517. But did you know he was the first to translate the Bible into an easy-to-read, everyday...
September 14, 2020

Zion National Park

Zion National Park is Utah’s first National Park. The official park tour guide explains how Zion Canyon got its name from the Bible, specifically Isai...
September 07, 2020

Ostrog Bible

Church Slavonic is the conservative Slavic liturgical language used by the Orthodox Church in Eastern European countries including Bulgaria, Russia, S...