Praying the prayer Jesus taught us

Open Learning


Distance learning




Distance learning



Clasped hands in prayer resting on the Bible
This bite-sized Open Learning course introduces you to the prayer that Jesus taught his disciples to say in Luke 11:1-4.

Course number and title

  • BSS4 - Please teach us how to pray: Praying the prayer Jesus taught us

Course contents

  • Who are we speaking to?
  • How should we speak to God?
  • Praying for ourselves: what do we really need?
  • What does this prayer mean for me and my life?

Course level

  • Starter


  • Workbook notes
  • The Good News Bible or New International Version of the Bible


  • Completion of worksheet
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About Open Learning

Open Learning correspondence courses are available to anyone over the age of 18. Students can be Christians or enquirers, of any religious persuasion or none.

Our courses offer students the opportunity to:

  • Study the Bible and learn more about God, the Christian faith and Church tradition
  • Gain insight into your own personal faith experience
  • Develop resources for practical ministry

With three different levels of study available - Starter, Foundation and Award - it is not necessary to have studied before in order to apply for one of our courses. Bite-sized courses are also available.

Each student has a qualified personal tutor who provides support, guidance and encouragement as they progress through their course. The tutor will also grade assignments and give feedback on written work.

Work can be completed at your own pace, over a series of weeks or months, and can be submitted online or via post.

Lessons are available in different fonts, large print and printed on off-white or coloured paper for those who have additional needs. Please let us know what you require when enrolling.

If you need support to cover the cost of any of our courses or need additional information, please contact us.

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