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Prayer: Partnering with God

Prayer: Partnering with God

What is prayer? What does it mean to pray? If love is the ultimate goal of our relationship with God, and love is founded upon communication, then it would make sense that God would put a premium on prayer. But prayer is not about figuring out what needs to happen and then asking God to do it. It’s about partnering with God.

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