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Prayer And Fasting
There are a thousand questions parents ask themselves through the years as they raise their children. We want to do the best job we can, and we often feel as if we are failing, or are about to fail. As it turns out, some of this is not as hard as we think it is. Sometimes, the smallest things yield the biggest results. My son was born early at twenty-eight weeks. I prayed a lot during the seventy-seven days he spent in the NICU. During those prayers, I promised I would raise him to be a good man.
Yes, But You Aren’t Paying Attention.
In the Gospel of Luke , Jesus teaches the Lord's Prayer to his disciples when one of them asks, "Lord, teach us to pray. It is one of the most commonly prayed prayers by people of all Christian faiths in both public and private worship. The full version of The Lord's Prayer is recorded in Matthew With the Lord's Prayer, Jesus Christ gave us a pattern or model for prayer. He was teaching his disciples how to pray. There's nothing magical about the words. The prayer is not a formula.
There are some Christians who wonder as to how long their prayer times should be in order to consider themselves a "true believer. Some who are involved in prayer groups like to spend longer prayer times, while some who just focus on discipleship groups and church events like to pray less and do more of the other things. Seriously, how long should a "true" Christian pray? How many hours should a Christian spend in prayer to become "intimate" with God? How long should a Christian pray to be able to call himself a "true Christian"?
The First Four Days of Lent. Lord, it feels like we are embarking on a Lenten journey together, you and I. The beautiful words in the today's prayer talk about the "quiet remembrance of our need for redemption. I want to remember how much I need you in my life and how much my life needs redemption. I want to remember it clearly and in the background of my day today and all through Lent. On this special day, Ash Wednesday, may my small sacrifices in fasting be a way to clear away the clutter in my life to see you more clearly.