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Three Types of Petitions—from the Disciples Prayer

The following article is an excerpt from this book.   When we look at the Disciples Prayer (or The Lord’s Prayer), I believe we see three types of petitions that Jesus taught (Matthew 6:8-13).    1. Invocation We get this … Continue reading

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The Petition Part of Prayer

  As I see it, from my study of this topic, there are two very basic natures or meanings of prayer: (1) petition, and (2) soul to soul communication with God (which really includes all parts of prayer). In this … Continue reading

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How to Get God’s Attention: 3 Ideas

  The whole idea of petition is to approach God’s throne to try to get Him to hear us so that He may give us what we desire.  This is one of the chief principles of prayer, and it is … Continue reading

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Three Purposes for the Prayer of Petition

      Petition I think is the main part of prayer, and it makes all the other parts of prayer work.  For example, we can confess our sins, but sins won’t be forgiven without asking God to do it.  … Continue reading

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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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