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Catholic Church

What Is Catholic Church? The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with approximately 1.3 billion baptised Catholics worldwide as of 2017.[4] As the world’s oldest continuously functioning international institution,[5] it has played a prominent role in the history and development of Western civilisation.[6] The church is headed by the Bishop of...

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Sohba and Musahaba (Conversation and Communion)

Sohba and Musahaba (Conversation and Communion) Sohba (Conversation) means making effective speeches to direct people to the Almighty, enlightening others with words and thoughts, using other’s good opinions of oneself to guide hearts to eternity, and always wishing well for others. The famous Turkish Sufi poet who lived in the...

The Secret of Mary

The Secret of Mary CONSECRATION TO JESUS THROUGH MARY “At the end of the three weeks,” says St. Louis De Montfort, “they shall go to Confession and to Communion, with the intention of giving themselves to Jesus Christ in the quality of slaves of love by the hands of Mary....

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Salah

What Is Salah? Salah (“prayer”, ‏صلاة‎; pl. ‏صلوات‎ ṣalawāt; also salat), or Namāz (Persian: نَماز‎) in some languages, is one of the Five Pillars in the faith of Islam and an obligatory religious duty for every Muslim . It is a physical, mental, and spiritual act of worship that is observed five times every day at prescribed times. When they do...

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Prayer In The New Testament

Prayer in the New Testament Prayer in the New Testament is presented as a positive command (Colossians 4:2; 1 Thessalonians 5:17). The People of God are challenged to include Christian prayer in their everyday life, even in the busy struggles of marriage (1 Corinthians 7:5) as it brings people closer to God. Jesus encouraged his disciples to pray in secret...

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Reformed Worship

Reformed Worship Reformed worship is religious devotion to God as conducted by Reformed or Calvinistic Christians, including Presbyterians. Despite considerable local and national variation, public worship in most Reformed and Presbyterian churches is governed by the Regulative principle of worship. General principles and historical overview Huldrych Zwingli, who began his reforming work in Zurich in 1518, introduced many radical...

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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...

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