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9 “This, then, is how you should pray: “‘Our Father in heaven,
hallowed be your name,
16 If one of you says to them, "Go in peace; keep warm and well fed," but does nothing about their physical needs, what good is it?
Second of all, praying for people instead of actually helping them does nothing.
15 If a brother or sister is naked and destitute of daily food, 16 and one of you says to them, “Depart in peace, be warmed and filled,” but you do not give them the things which are needed for the body, what does it profit?
originally posted by: 3NL1GHT3N3D1
a reply to: ladyinwaiting
Nothing audacious about it, I was only encouraging him to do more than just pray. James says to pray without actually helping physically does no good. Nothing wrong with praying, but it takes more than just prayer.
There was nothing negative about my comment, sorry if it came off that way.
originally posted by: ladyinwaiting
a reply to: 3NL1GHT3N3D1
Additionally, don't you think it's rather audacious to pose negative comments on how someone PRAYS?
Even the thought of it creeps me out, it's so judgmental.
"And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full.
I believe ALL who say they love Him should take this path, bar none.
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