These words you hear are not my own;
they belong to the Father who sent me
(John 14:24; NIV).
1. Your kingdom come:
These words give hope,
Reviving my weak faith.
2. Deliver us:
These words speak truth;
They show me you are great.
3. Forgive our sins:
These words grant peace;
Your pardon makes me whole.
4. As we forgive:
These words pledge rest
To my poor mind and soul.
5. Your will be done:
These words bring calm
To my last days on earth.
6. For evermore:
My spirit flies
To you, who gave me birth.
1. May your kingdom come soon (Luke 11:2; NLT).
2. Deliver us from evil (Matthew 6:13; KJV).
3. Forgive us our sins… (Matthew 6:12; NLT).
4. …as we have forgiven those who sin against us (Matthew 6:13; NLT).
5. May your will be done on earth, as it is in heaven (Matthew 6:10; NLT).
6. Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever (Matthew 6:13; NKJV).
Into your hands I commit my spirit (Psalm 31:5; NIV).
The dust returns to the ground it came from, and the spirit returns to God who gave it (Ecclesiastes 12:7; NIV).