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How to Pray: Four Parts of Prayer

    The following four parts of prayer are not a formula or a guide for prayer. I am not suggesting that you should always pray in a certain order or even that you have to use all of the … Continue reading

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Prayer of Petition

  This is the asking part of prayer, prayer that makes requests of God for things we desire. It is the part of prayer that is most used and is normally the part we think of when we think of … Continue reading

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Prayer of Thanksgiving

  Thanksgiving is much like praise, but it is more personal. Whereas in praise we give glory to God for all His works, for all time and toward all people, and for His attributes and ways, thanksgiving also seeks to … Continue reading

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Prayer of Confession

  When we begin to pray, I suppose it is more natural to praise Him first, to say “Hallowed be Thy name.” But if there is unconfessed sin in the life, confession must come first; for the Psalmist tells us … Continue reading

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