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2726. In the battle of prayer, we must face in ourselves and around us erroneous notions of prayer. Some people view prayer as a simple psychological activity, others as an effort of concentration to reach a mental void. Still others reduce prayer to ritual words and postures. Many Christians unconsciously regard prayer as an occupation that is incompatible with all the other things they have to do: they “don’t have the time.” Those who seek God by prayer are quickly discouraged because they do not know that prayer comes also from the Holy Spirit and not from themselves alone.

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

561. What is the role of the Holy Spirit in prayer?

38. With what name does God reveal Himself?

380. What is prudence?

325. What are the degrees that make up the sacrament of Holy Orders?

594. Why do we say “Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us”?

463. How should authority be exercised in the various spheres of civil society?

596. What does “Lead us not into temptation” mean?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What does Daniel’s dream about the four wild beasts in Daniel 7 mean?

What does the statement “God is just and faithful to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness” in 1 John 1:9 mean?

What was King Belshazzar’s judgment and how did his fall contribute to the fulfillment of biblical prophecies in Daniel 5?

What is the relationship between love and obedience according to the Bible?

How to deal with anger and anger, according to Proverbs 15:1-2?

What is the message of redemption present in the book of Abdias, specifically in Abdias 1:17?

What is the spiritual battle mentioned in 2 Timothy 2:3-4, and how can a Christian fight it?