8603 prayer, as a relationship with God
Prayer is based on God’s love for believers. Through his grace, he gives them things which they do not deserve, while through his mercy he shields them from those things which they do deserve.
God’s children can turn to their Father in prayer
It is possible to approach God in prayer because of Jesus Christ’s sacrifice
Prayer reflects a longing after God
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