RIGHT ACTIONS FROM WRONG MOTIVES

“你们祷告的时候,不可像那假冒为善的人,爱站在会堂里和十字路口上祷告,故意叫人看见。我实在告诉你们,他们已经得了他们的赏赐。 (马太福音 6:5 和合本)
“And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. (Matthew 6:5 NIV)
你祷告的时候,要进你的内屋,关上门,祷告你在暗中的父;你父在暗中察看,必然报答你。 (马太福音 6:6 和合本)
But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you. (Matthew 6:6 NIV)
你们祷告,不可像外邦人,用许多重复话,他们以为话多了必蒙垂听。 (马太福音 6:7 和合本)
And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words. (Matthew 6:7 NIV)
你们不可效法他们;因为你们没有祈求以先,你们所需用的,你们的父早已知道了。 (马太福音 6:8 和合本)
Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him. (Matthew 6:8 NIV)
所以,你们祷告要这样说:我们在天上的父:愿人都尊你的名为圣。 (马太福音 6:9 和合本)
“This, then, is how you should pray: “ ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, (Matthew 6:9 NIV)
愿你的国降临;愿你的旨意行在地上,如同行在天上。 (马太福音 6:10 和合本)
your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. (Matthew 6:10 NIV)
我们日用的饮食,今日赐给我们。 (马太福音 6:11 和合本)
Give us today our daily bread. (Matthew 6:11 NIV)
免我们的债,如同我们免了人的债。 (马太福音 6:12 和合本)
And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. (Matthew 6:12 NIV)
不叫我们遇见试探;救我们脱离凶恶(或译:脱离恶者) 。因为国度、权柄、荣耀,全是你的,直到永远。阿们(有古卷没有因为…阿们等字) ! (马太福音 6:13 和合本)
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one. ’ (Matthew 6:13 NIV)

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