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pray

v. to formally request judicial judgment, relief and/or damages at the end of a complaint or petition. (See: prayer)

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Jesus was praying in a certain place, and when he had finished, one of his disciples said to him, "Lord, teach us to pray just as John taught his disciples." He said to them, "When you pray, say:
* 42% of Canadians pray at least once a week; 44% engage in a prayer activity each month
Critique: Informative, exceptionally well organized and presented, "Everyone Prays: Celebrating Faith Around the World" is as informed and informative as it is educative and entertaining, making it an ideal and enthusiastically recommended contribution to school libraries (Preschool 3rd Grade) and community library Multicultural and Religion/Spirituality picturebook collections for children ages 4 to 8.
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Lady Gaga has revealed that she only prays to women because she's always been a feminist.
Does the frequency of prayer determine whether a person prays for a mate, insist that their partner pray, or end a relationship if a partner does not pray?
"Even though he prays for everyone, I didn't think he would pray for the likes of him after all the bad things that he done.
(15) Beyond the observation that Jesus prays here in private, two other features are worth noting.
"Even the pope prays it!" That was hardly a selling point for a newly-minted Catholic.
"We want anybody involved that prays to the God of our universe to be involved in prayer."
Anyone who prays every week, "Lord, make me an instrument of your peace," becomes immune to violence.'
When McCartney prays over his wife, this is his "model" prayer:
I had only taken one class with him nearly thirty years before, so I was stunned when he told me he prays for me and two others who live near me.