Prayer as Communion with God

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“And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And our Father who sees secret will reward you. And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.” + Matthew 6v1-8

Here Jesus gives us instructions on how to pray, and how not to pray. When our Lord gives us instructions, it is wise to listen and obey, and foolish to ignore. I…

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