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Topic: Prayer

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    Knocking at the Door

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    of the priesthood in a home and the wonderful bonding experience of regular family prayers. This family is still ... and then took me along for the ward prayer in the clubhouse that same evening. I was more than amazed ... and interesting and spiritual Sunday School and priesthood classes. Especially the ward prayers touched me deeply ...

    The Nauvoo Temple, 1841

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    and prayers for, and place confidence in their husbands, whom God has appointed for them to honor, ... and sustain them with our prayers; for the keys of the kingdom are about to be given to them [Church leaders], ... in heaven; and whatsoever he shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven” (vv. 91–93). Prayer ...

    From Joseph Smith, the Prophet and Seer

    20. Unity through the Power of Charity

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    On the second day of his visit, Jesus utters three prayers unto the Father in the presence of the multitude. We are not given the words of the third prayer, but a petition for unity appears in both of the first two prayers. In his second prayer, for instance, Christ asks for the same oneness among his disciples that he asked ...

    From The Book of Mormon: Fourth Nephi Through Moroni, From Zion to Destruction

    No. 28

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    proclaimed a day of fasting and prayer, to ask the President of the elements, to give them dry weather. ... attention; but what appears to us as very strange, is how the answer to such prayers would not constitute ... they say that it is unreasonable and unscriptural for the same God to answer the prayers of their religious ...

    From No. 28

    3. The Meanings of Ritual: Comparisons

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    fewer than 5 percent are verbal—dealing with vows and prayers as well as doctrine. Over 60 percent deal ... History may obscure meanings as well as explicate them. The Kol Nidre prayer, in modern times perhaps the most solemn of the Judaic liturgy, is a prayer for release from vows. History suggests that its ...

    From Reflections on Mormonism: Judaeo-Christian Parallels

    Religious Experience

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    that God hears and answers prayer, manifest what is good and right, enhance personal conviction of truth, ... much preparation in fasting, prayer, service, and study. At other times they come unbidden and arrive ... visitations, contact with the dead, miraculous aid in answer to prayer—is known in every LDS community, though ...

    From A Latter-day Saint Compass

    Thoughts on Islam

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    We both take prayer very seriously, but in the act of ablution the Muslim prepares for prayer quite ... manifesting shame by bowing their heads during prayer and closing their eyes and folding their arms in a very ...

    “Peaceable Followers of Christ” in Days of War and Contention

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    during war and unable to obtain sufficient food and men, turned to the Lord in mighty prayer for support: “We did pour out our souls in prayer to God, that he would strengthen us and deliver us.... ... This great prophet-leader also encouraged mighty prayer in which “the Lord did hear their cries, and did ...

    From RE 10, no. 3 (2009) of The Religious Educator

    Joseph Smith and the Kirtland Temple, 1836

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    diary tells us that he assisted Joseph “in writing a prayer for the dedication of the house.” [31] ... prayer, a sermon, and the sustaining of Joseph Smith as prophet and seer. In the afternoon session ... dedication prayer.” [33] That prayer is preserved for us in Doctrine and Covenants section 109. ...

    From Joseph Smith, the Prophet and Seer

    First Principles and Ordinances of the Gospel

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    and perfect love, which love endureth by diligence unto prayer, until the end shall come, when all the saints ...

    From A Latter-day Saint Compass

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