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Discussion 1 to Meditation 1045
The significance of the bible story

by: Robert F vonBriesen

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Actually, it does not make any difference what words are used for 'The Lord's Prayer'. The significant thing about the legend of Jesus teaching the people to pray was that he was not teaching them HOW to pray; rather he was teaching them that they had a right to pray.

The religious practices of that historical period only allowed Priests to communicate directly with God; the point of this legend was that Jesus taught the people that they did not need a Priest to communicate with God.

The Jesus myth, as it is with all myths, has been changed and distorted to suit current trends in the social environment of those who have a need to believe in a 'higher power"