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"Contrary to much emphasis today in the evangelical church, true prayer, like true worship, centers on God's glory, not man's needs. True prayer focuses on Thy name, Thy kingdom, Thy will."

"We cannot help being exposed to assaults, but we pray that we may not fall and perish under them. The underground church leader who chastised the American pastor for praying for deliverance instead of strength.” The story of the gunman who separated the sheep from the goats in the underground church, then had worship.

Source: John MacArthur, Martin Luther, From Jason Jones’ Sermon: God-Approved Prayer

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