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9 Descriptions of Prayer by Various Authors

  Prayer is so very basic, yet it is also so deep and boundless in it meaning. In my reading I have found nine different descriptions of prayer.  1. Prayer is asking and receiving. According to E.M. Bounds, “Prayer is the … 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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What Is the Meaning of Prayer?

  There are so many different views on the meaning of prayer.  One author, John R. Rice, says that prayer is nothing but petition.  He insists that prayer is not meditation or communion or spiritual enjoyment or praise or confession … Continue reading

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