"Deliver us from evil"

Posted May 15, 2019 1:38 pm by Editor

"Deliver us from evil"

Dear brothers and sisters, good morning!Here we have finally arrived at the seventh question of the Lord’s Prayer: “But deliver us from evil” (Mt 6: 13b).With this expression, those who pray not only ask not to be abandoned
at the time of temptation, but also beg to be freed from evil. The
original Greek verb was very strong: it evokes the presence of the evil
one who tends to grab us and bite us (cf. 1 Pt 5: 8), and from
which one asks God for liberation. The apostle Peter says also that the
evil one, the devil, circles around

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