For what do we pray in the First Petition?

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Hallowed be Thy name. What does this mean? God’s name is indeed holy in itself; but we pray in this petition that it may be holy among us also. How is this done? (God’s name is hallowed) When the Word of God is taught in its truth and purity, and we, as the children of God, also lead a holy life according to it. This grant us, dear Father in heaven. But he that teaches and lives otherwise than God’s Word teaches, profanes the name of God among us. From this preserve us, Heavenly Father.

Because God’s name is our highest treasure, we first of all ask God for help in keeping His name holy.