The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Large Catechism by Dr. Martin Luther:|
ought according to the same. If now you pray for this with your heart,
you can be sure that it pleases God; for He will not hear anything more
dear to Him than that His honor and praise is exalted above everything
else, and His Word is taught in its purity and is esteemed precious and
The Second Petition.
Thy kingdom come.
As we prayed in the First Petition concerning the honor and name of God
that He would prevent the world from adorning its lies and wickedness