The Cathars used only the Lord's prayer in consecrating the bread and used water for wine.
Fewer than half could say the Ten Commandments; some could not even repeat the Lord's Prayer in English.
Dufour was published in 1878), and explained the Decalogue, the Apostles' Creed, the Lord's Prayer and the Sacraments.
None of his sermons, however, unless we regard his book on the Lord's Prayer as a homily, has come down to us.
Lyte's first work was Tales in Verse illustrative of Several of the Petitions in the Lord's Prayer (1826), which was written at Lymington.
Following the fashion of the pagan mysteries in which men were only permitted to gaze upon the sacred objects after minute lustrations and scrupulous purifications, Christian teachers came to represent the Creed, Lord's Prayer and Lord's Supper as mysteries to be guarded in silence and never divulged either to the unbaptized or to the pagans.
The Lord's Prayer is glossed in the following way: Lindisfarne Gospels.
In the main they are expositions of the Creed, the Lord's Prayer and the Decalogue, and thus follow a tradition that has come down from the days when Cyril of Jerusalem delivered his catechetical Lectures.