Do you pray every day?

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    I pray every day, usually in the mornings before work.

    How about you?
     
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    Yep.

    And... every time I send in an article. I pray they don't come back and say 'what is this shit?' :lol:
     
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    No I prefer to actually do something that yields a tangible result.
     
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    I do. Who I pray to and what I pray for tends to vary from day to day, but that's just me.
     
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    nope.
     
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    In Matthew 6:5-13, Jesus teaches us how NOT to pray and how TO pray.


    “And now about prayer. When you pray, don't be like the hypocrites who love to pray publicly on street corners and in the synagogues where everyone can see them. I assure you, that is all the reward they will ever get. But when you pray, go away by yourself, shut the door behind you, and pray to your Father secretly. Then your Father, who knows all secrets, will reward you.

    When you pray, don't babble on and on as people of other religions do. They think prayers are answered only by repeating words over and over again. Don't be like them, because your Father knows exactly what you need even before you ask him! Pray like this: Our Father in heaven, may your name be honored. May your Kingdom come soon. May your will be done here on earth, just as it is in heaven. Give us our food for today, and forgive us our sins, just as we have forgiven those who have sinned against us. And don't let us yield to temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.”
     
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    Why bother praying? Doesn't God have a plan for us all? What will praying do?
     
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