What Christians say when they pray to God:

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    I asked a very devout Christian and a close friend of many years what he said when he prayed to God. I tried it phrase it in a way that wasn't "leading". For instance, I didn't say, "What do you ask God for when you pray?"

    I didn't ask, "Does God answer your prayers?"

    I said, "What do you say when you pray to God?" And I told him I would ask that question on this board. Whatever people say, I will print out and give to him so be careful. This is not a joke.

    I have no supernatural beliefs, but my friend is seriously interested in what others "say" when they pray to God.

    I told him many might not want to share. He said that's OK. He said I could write out what he says. But I don't want to do that yet because it may be surprising to some. There is no politics or global warming or science or any of that stuff involved. It's a simple question. Please don't answer if you feel it's too intrusive. I will not negative comment on any answer received.
     
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    I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn't work that way, so I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness.
     
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    That's funny. I will have to call my friend and tell him that. He will get a kick out of it.
     
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    It is none of your business.
     
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    I ask God to teach me the things that would best enable me to be whomever and however I need to be to best glorify Him. Some days I would have myself be quite the shape shifter if I weren't better focused. Of course, with the interpretation of God being dependent upon the individual, my request even works for the principalities and powers at work between us.
     
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    :rofl:
     
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    That may be the Phrase of the Year! :lol:
     
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    OK,

    My friend says he doesn't ask for anything. All of his prayers are "praise" thanking God.

    That's what he told me.
     
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    I pray that one day more than 6% of Scientists claim to be Republicans.
     
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    I don't always pray, but when I do, I prefer the Hail Mary.

    I'm the most interesting prayer in the world.
     

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