Words of humans mean little. The feelings we feel are what matter. If we hate others (feeling) but say we love them (words), then we have condemned ourselves.
Most people who pray, ask God with feelings of doubt and fear, so they receive more reason to doubt and fear. God answers all prayers instantly and in the affirmative. We humans are too rarely aware of what we are feeling (have faith in).
But now, in this era of humanity, Ego has reached its saturation point. The need for spiritual things is awakening in many people across the globe. There are two paths -- one of suffering and one of wisdom.
I choose wisdom: