"What Prayer Is Like. It's like Jesus is coming to dinner and you want to make him something delicious to eat, something that will really wow him, so you get to ..."
"Evangelism without prayer is like an explosive without a detonator, and prayer without evangelism is like a detonator without an explosive."
"I've heard it said that prayer is like laying down the rails for the engine of the Holy Spirit to ride upon. Prayer is not a one way conversation."
"- Prayer is like a rope with which we can pull our children back to God. Are you weeping today for your children? Let me give you a promise from ..."
"Such teaching shows that prayer for it is not about God at all but about clergy wanting to brainwash you. Prayer is like auto-suggestion that reinforces the undue influence of religious faith and cultism on you. To have a child pray is to abuse that child."
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