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42 And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers.

 

and in prayers.

Prayer is an expression of one’s dependence on and trust in God. The plural “prayers” may refer to different versions of prayer such as petition, intercession, thanks, praise, and confession. The priority of prayer was a focus of the early church.

PRINCIPLE:

Prayer is fellowship with and dependence on God.

APPLICATION:

Prayer is personal fellowship and conversation with God, the Father (Ro 8:15; Ga 4:6). It is an act of dependence or trust in Him.

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