Prayers Against Antichrist

Prayers Against Spell and Magic

Prayers Against Spell and Magic An incantation, or a spell, is a magical formula intended to trigger a magical effect on a person or objects. The formula can be spoken, sung or chanted. An incantation can also be performed during ceremonial rituals or prayers. Other words synonymous with incantation is spells, charms or to bewitch. In the world of magic,...

Prayer to Saint Michael

Prayer to Saint Michael The Prayer to Saint Michael usually refers to one specific Catholic prayer to Michael the Archangel, among the various prayers in existence that are addressed to him. From 1886 to 1964, this prayer was recited after Low Mass in the Catholic Church, although not incorporated into...

Prayers Against Antichrist

Prayers Against Antichrist In Christian eschatology, the Antichrist or anti-Christ is someone recognized as fulfilling the Biblical prophecies about one who will oppose Christ and substitute himself in Christ’s place. In Islamic eschatology, Al-Masih ad-Dajjal (المسيح الدجال) is an anti-messiah figure (similar to the Christian concept of an Antichrist), who will appear to deceive humanity before the second coming...

Prayers Against Satan And His Friends

Prayers Against Satan and His Friends (Spiritual Enemies) Spiritual warfare is fighting against the work of preternatural evil forces. It is based on the biblical belief in evil spirits, or demons, that are said to intervene in human affairs in various ways. Various religious groups have adopted practices to repel...

Prayers Against Bad Thoughts

Prayer Against Bad Thoughts “Our thoughts have power and can easily begin to run our lives, controlling our words and actions, feelings and emotions — even our peace and happiness. When disappointment crushes our dreams, when people hurt or anger us, or when problems seem overwhelming, it’s easy to get...

Prayers Against Greed

Prayers Against Greed Greed, or avarice, is an inordinate or insatiable longing for material gain, be it food, money, status, or power. As a secular psychological concept, greed is an inordinate desire to acquire or possess more than one needs. The degree of inordinance is related to the inability to control...

Prayers Against Temptation

Prayers Against Temptation Temptation is a desire to engage in short-term urges for enjoyment, that threatens long-term goals. In the context of some religions, temptation is the inclination to sin. Temptation also describes the coaxing or inducing a person into committing such an act, by manipulation or otherwise of curiosity, desire or fear of loss. In the context of self-control and ego depletion,...

Prayers of Supplication

Prayers of Supplication Supplication (petitioning) is a form of prayer, wherein one party humbly or earnestly asks another party to provide something, either for the party who is doing the supplicating (e.g., “Please spare my life.”) or on behalf of someone else. Supplication is commonly defined as: “The action of asking...

A Prayer to Guard Your Mouth

A Prayer to Guard Your Mouth Main Article: Holding One’s Tongue With the tongue, you can uplift or curse, bless or condemn, praise or disgrace. It is important to keep it under control. Words once spoken, cannot be taken back. Whoever guards his mouth preserves his life; he who opens wide his lips comes...

Supplication

Supplication Supplication (petitioning) is a form of prayer, wherein one party humbly or earnestly asks another party to provide something, either for the party who is doing the supplicating (e.g., “Please spare my life.”) or on behalf of someone else. Supplication is a theme of earliest antiquity, embodied in the Iliad as the...

Prayers For Personal Protection

Prayers For Personal Protection Dear Lord, I thank You that You watch over Your Word to perform it. Dear God, I praise You that I dwell in the secret place of the Most High and that I shall remain stable and fixed under the shadow of the Almighty – Whose...

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The Supreme Transaction

The Supreme Transaction In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate Verily God bought from the believers their selves and their possessions in exchange for Paradise. (9:111) A parable to understand the meaning of selling one’s soul to God If you wish to understand how profitable a transaction, how...

Spiritual Life

The Reality of the Daily Prescribed Prayers is a Kind of Ascension

The Reality of the Daily Prescribed Prayers is a Kind of Ascension The reality of the daily prescribed prayers, which is, in fact, a kind of Ascension, is like the soldier in the previous comparison being admitted to the royal Presence as a pure favor. So, too, your being admitted...

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Who Are You Gonna Call When Everything Is United Against You?

Who Are You Gonna Call When Everything Is United Against You? The supplication of Prophet Jonah is a most powerful supplication, a most effective means for obtaining answer to prayer. The summary of the celebrated story of Jonah is as follows: He was cast into the sea and swallowed by...

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Prayer in the Bahá’í Faith

Prayer in the Bahá’í Faith Prayer in the Bahá’í Faith refers to two distinct concepts: obligatory prayer and general or devotional prayer. Both types of prayer are composed of reverent words which are addressed to God,[1] and the act of prayer is one of the most important Bahá’í laws for individual discipline.[2] The purpose of prayer in the Bahá’í...

Prayer, Its Importance And Types Of Prayer

Prayer, Its Importance And Types Of Prayer Prayer is a great mystery of servanthood to God, the very essence of it. Prayer is a great mystery of servanthood to God, the very essence of it. There are three kinds of prayer. Types or kinds of prayer The first kind of...

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Is Every Prayer Answered By God?

Is every prayer answered by God? What does answering prayer mean? ‘Pray to me and I will answer you’ (40:60). If someone objects: “We pray many times, but we are not given what we pray for, although the verse cited says that every prayer will be accepted inclusively,” the answer...

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Prayer

What Is A Prayer? Prayer can take a variety of forms: it can be part of a set liturgy or ritual, and it can be performed alone or in groups. Prayer may take the form of a hymn, incantation, formal creedal statement, or a spontaneous utterance in the praying person. Prayer is an invocation or act that seeks...

Famous Prayers

Time To Pray

Time To Pray We use prayer to turn to the Eternally Merciful God, present ourselves to Him, and ask Him to meet all of our needs. We entreat Him humbly and submissively, fully aware of our status as weak, poor, and needy servants who are not self-subsistent. Thus prayer is...

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A Mother’s Prayer

A Mother’s Prayer I was allowed to stay in hospital at my son’s bedside not as his mother but as a doctor. He was taken into care in a special room in the hospital, along with other children also thought to be affected by the polio epidemic. I could hear...

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