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Prayers and Discussions

Updated on August 11, 2020

People usually pray to God

We need to believe that our prayers to God is the best prayer of them all, so let us pray God when we need God's help, even if it is just to make our minds up about something.
We need to believe that our prayers to God is the best prayer of them all, so let us pray God when we need God's help, even if it is just to make our minds up about something. | Source
For believers, whenever there are doubts in their minds, whether they are doing the right things, the best thing to do is to pray God, so I am praying God for help and guidance too.
For believers, whenever there are doubts in their minds, whether they are doing the right things, the best thing to do is to pray God, so I am praying God for help and guidance too. | Source

We need to pray God

Welcome to our article (20), Prayers and discussions

May God guide and help me say the right things?

Dear readers, we who believe in God, are looking how to improve religious cooperation, so that religions can serve humanity better. Therefore, we are looking for an answer to today religious problems that we want to solve; but they seem to be increasing and changing every time we look at them. So, I doubt whether it can be done with what I know today; now, whenever there are doubts in our minds the best thing to do, is to pray God to overcome our doubts, so, I am praying God for help and guidance to solve my problems.

My simple personal prayer

Our Father in heaven, to you I turn God Most High, and I start to pray with all my heart, my soul and my mind. In the name of The-Father The-Son and The-Holy Spirit I am praying, hoping that the ever-present guiding force of the Holy Spirit on earth will guide me; So that, I can write my religious articles according to your will. Father hear my prayer and guide me. Amen.

So, we are praying God, to find a way how to achieve what seems impossible to achieve. We say impossible to achieve because religious fanatics wage war using religion, which is shocking. Here we must admit that we cannot blame the atheists completely, when they say that religions are harmful. Anyhow, we believe that by discussing our religious problems and praying God, we can come up with a suggestion that can solve the present religious problems or minimize them. So, let us discuss that.

Meeting with friends

Meeting with friends to discuss all sorts of thing is one of the pleasure that people use without even knowing it usually they enjoy what is being discussed.
Meeting with friends to discuss all sorts of thing is one of the pleasure that people use without even knowing it usually they enjoy what is being discussed. | Source

Angels Prayers for Reconciliation

This is my poem for Prayers of Reconciliation.  You, angels of the realm of glory, you tell us about the eternal story, you tell us about the creator's glory, you tell us the wonders of God's creation.
This is my poem for Prayers of Reconciliation. You, angels of the realm of glory, you tell us about the eternal story, you tell us about the creator's glory, you tell us the wonders of God's creation.

Friendly religious discussions

I have asked my friends Mark, Gino, and others to come to a friendly discussion; My friends have arrived, so, I better welcome them. I can see five of them, there is Mark, Gino, Don, Bill and another bloke that I have seen around with Gino. Anyhow we greeted each other as friends do and Gino introduces his friend Peter to me, he seems a decent bloke to me, so, I hope he is interested in religious talks.

Anyhow, we go inside chatting about unimportant things. We sit down around this table that I have made ready, and while I offer them a drink, they all start nibbling from what was on the table, then Gino seemed to remember the reason why we were there and asked me. Frank, have you written anything about those religious beliefs of yours?

Of course, I have! I said. And then I said;

To tell you the truth I have written a whole religious chapter all by myself, which I am going to let you read it. Anyhow, now that you are here, we can discuss religious issues together.

If I remember right, a while ago we were discussing the end of the Bible, where it forbids any change to what the Bible says, therefore, if we believe the end of the Bible, we cannot change anything written in the Bible. Here I want to ask, if you have another opinion on that subject.

(My friends short answer.)

Well; no, I haven’t thought much about that, because of the things that are happening around us, and some of those things involve religions; Gino said.

The same here; Mark said, however I have been thinking about the religious situation of today, so, I want to say what I think.

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Religious changes ahead

What Mark said.
Here we are talking about religions. So, let us stop to think about today religious problems; because they affect a large part of our life, so, it would be great if we can find answers to these problems. But, as Gino has pointed out to us, there are lots of things happening out there that need to be taken into consideration.

My own personal experience makes me think that things are changing including religions, it must be so, since a lot of things have changed in the last 50 years. So, to understand these issues better, we need to talk about the religions in the past. Now, I want to point out that when I was a teenager, I remember that the Bible was called the Sacred Scripture, and it was a sin for anyone other than the priest to handle it or read from the Bible.

All this has changed, and today the Bible is available to the public; so, anyone can read the Bible; also, other religious books are available to the public to read. So, today it is only a matter of time before the public learns what is written in the Bible. Then decide what can be true and what doesn’t make sense, therefore, we must wait and see what happens.

Anyhow, today most household have a computer, which helps to learn new things; so, the computer is going to accelerate the changes, it is going to be like other great events that have happened in the past, whenever there is something that changes the way of thinking or doing things, great changes will follow this first change, it is inevitable.
Now, let us take a look at discussion groups on the Internet.
There are hundreds if not thousands of groups; they are all discussing their own agenda. There are groups which talk about religion and their beliefs; there are groups discussing philosophy, which in a way can include religion because religion is part of life; there are groups discussing evolution including creation versus evolution; and there is a large group called, Atheism versus Christianity.
The Atheists group is formed largely from well educated people, therefore, when a discussion arises, they are able to put a strong case about their own non-beliefs, so, the religious followers, which are less educated, are left in a disadvantaged position. Because of this disadvantage, they can lose faith and move away from their original religions. They change religions in some cases, because they feel the need to believe in God. Changing religions can be even worse, because they will encounter a different problem.
My views are these: The Atheists cannot see that if they destroy people religious beliefs, they are going to create more problems in the world.

This makes me think about what is happening, today there are these terrible news of the killing of innocent people from the Islamic State, and for these reason the atheist can be attacking religions more often, I believe that atheist are making a mistake in believing that the world may be better off without religions. Because looking at the whole situation, I have to say that God and man need each other, and that is the reason why religions need to exist. You see, when these terrible things happen; God is hope for those that need hope most. Do you agree with me?

Gino was impressed and wanted to say something himself:

The bible is the most read book

As we all know the Bible has been used to guide humanity in a religious way, but, we have reasons to believe that the Bible has been assigned meaning that may not be correct, so it could be useful if we review the meanings written in the Bible.
As we all know the Bible has been used to guide humanity in a religious way, but, we have reasons to believe that the Bible has been assigned meaning that may not be correct, so it could be useful if we review the meanings written in the Bible. | Source

Religious problems ahead

Gino sees problems ahead

Let me go back to one of our previous meetings; where we were talking about the end of the Bible; because I have been thinking what we said about the end of the Bible; you see, I feel worried about all these religious issues, because they are complex for us simple people.

We would like to do something; but you see, it is hard to do something that other people have ignored for thousands of years, whether it was from fear of the consequences that could follow, or lack of knowledge. Beside that you and I, including our friends here today, we are not what you call highly educated people. I know that we can understand about everything, and perhaps understand it better than somebody else, because we apply our own reasoning mind when we must, we are also able to write something well enough and be understood, but that may not be good enough to write what we need to write here. You see, even religious writers try to avoid religious changes for fear of getting it wrong, I hope you see what I mean.

Anyhow, for the time being I suggest that we must read the Bible several times, and while we study the Bible, we should ask ourselves, whether the meanings are clear and say what we have been told they mean; or there is another meaning to what we have been told, and decide from that what to do.

We must also look at what is happening today in the world, especially those things that are linked to religions, but we can discuss those things another time; because this is all I want to say today.

This is how this religious meeting ended. Because after that we enjoyed ourselves chatting and having a few drinks. Then my friends departed.

Then I thought that a prayer for guidance could help, and I prayed God to help me.

I believe that I have said enough in this article. So, see you next article, Prayers for guidance and concerns

May God bless us all.

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