“The Prayer God Always Answers”

May 20, 2018

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Summary

Our God is a God of infinite mercy. He describes himself this way: “The Lord, the Lord, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness, keeping steadfast love for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin…” The most frequently repeated prayer in both the Old and New Testaments was “Lord have mercy.” In every case, God/Jesus answered the prayer, granting mercy to the repentant sinner. But, this prayer is not a magic formula, assuring the petitioner that he or she will escape the situation in which they find themselves. Some conditions must be met…

Bible References

  • Exodus 34:5 - 7
  • Psalm 145:8 - 20
  • Isaiah 30:15 - 21
  • Hebrews 4:14 - 16
  • Luke 18:9 - 14

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