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How Do I Pray?

One Sunday night while we were still dating before getting married, my (now) wife Rachel needed to pray for a friend of hers. Her friend was having some personal issues and Rachel told me she didn’t know what to do. I told her, ‘there’s nothing you can do. You can’t fix her problem. All you can do is pray to Jesus and let Him help her. He’s the only one that can fix us anyway.”

Monday morning, she text messaged me, “Teach me to pray.”

The disciples once asked Jesus, “Lord, show us how to pray.” And He did. I didn’t think I could improve on what the Lord taught, so I directed her to read what Jesus said in Matthew 6:9-13:

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Why Does God Appear to Hide Himself?

When a Russian cosmonaut returned from space and reported that he had not found God, C.S. Lewis responded that this was like Hamlet going into the attic of his castle looking for Shakespeare. If there is a God, He wouldn’t be another object in the universe that could be put in a lab and analyzed with empirical methods.

Why Don’t People Obey God?

There are many who claim to believe in God. If they really did, why don’t they obey His commandments? Why do they substitute their ideas, desires, etc.?
That which has been is that which shall be; and that which has been done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun. (Ecclesiastes 1:9 WEB)

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