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Is the concept of "the power of prayer" valid?


That is, does prayer work? If so, is it because there is a divinity who grants, ignores, or reinterprets petitions or because it fosters hope and self-confidence?

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    Clive Donegal 4 years ago

    I have seen the same--or similar--reports.

    Thank you.

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Dubuquedogtrainer says

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    Clive Donegal 4 years ago

    You raise some excellent points. In particular I am interested in the idea of "hearing God's voice."

    Is it like Jiminy Cricket or more like (inspired) intuition?


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  • Sooner28 4 years ago

    I won't stop someone from praying for me. There's just not much empirical evidence it will actually make an impact.


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    Dubuquedogtrainer 4 years ago

    Hmmm....are you sure about that? I seem to recall having read something to the contrary about the healing effects of prayer. God does not ask us to "beg and plead." Who do you think designed the healing process in the first place?


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