What doth the preface of the Lord’s Prayer teach us? – Shorter Westminster Catechism

The preface of the Lord’s Prayer, which is, Our Father which art in heaven, teacheth us to draw near to God with all holy reverenceand confidence, as children to a father, able and ready to help us ; and that we should pray with and for others.

What rule hath God given for our direction in prayer? – Shorter Westminster Catechism

What do we pray for in the first petition? – Shorter Westminster Catechism