Asking God for Help

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Listen to my words, Lord, consider my lament. Hear my cry for help, my King and my God, for to you I pray. In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly. But let all those rejoice who put their trust in You; Let them ever shout for...

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The Lord’s Prayer - Commentary

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The Church Catechism gives a good commentary on the Lord’s Prayer, as it is commonly understood and used:  Our Father who art in heaven:  I desire my Lord God, our Heavenly Father, who is the giver of goodness, to send his grace unto me and to all people; Hallowed be Thy...

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Paul’s Prayer

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For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, from whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with might through His Spirit in the inner man, that Christ may dwell in your hearts...

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PRAYER – EARLY CHURCH FATHERS

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Morning Prayer  (Augustine) "O Lord, grant that we may greet the coming day in peace. Help us in all things to rely upon Your holy will. In each hour of the day, reveal Your will to us. Bless our dealings with all who surround us. Teach us to treat all that shall come to us throughout...

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