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What is Importune Prayer? 6 Answers

  True prayer is prayer with importunity.  The word “importunity” is a King James word used in Luke 11:8.  It is translated now in most other versions as “persistence,” however I think importunity is really a fuller and better word.  Well, here in five points, is … Continue reading

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8 Teachings of Jesus on Prayer — Teaching #3

Jesus taught that prayer must be with expectation—expecting the best from God (from Matthew 7:7-11; Luke 11:8-13; Luke 18:6-8).  When you read these passages you will see that the emphasis of Jesus’ teaching on prayer is not entirely on the … Continue reading

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8 Teachings of Jesus on Prayer – Teaching #2

    Jesus taught that prayer must be with persistence—not losing heart (from Matthew 7:7-8, Luke 11:5-10, and Luke 18:1-8)   Jesus taught this lesson of persistence in prayer from two different stories, on two different occasions.  One of His … Continue reading

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