How to use Pray in a sentence

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  • In peace let us pray unto the Lord.

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  • I thank you for it, and pray that God will bless you.

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  • I came up here to pray for the most important things.

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  • To what end, pray, is so much stone hammered?

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  • Respected Jury and dearly beloved Ozma, I pray you not to judge this feline prisoner unfeelingly.

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  • I pray they will have mercy on you for your assistance.

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  • Oh, I do so hope and pray that I shall speak well some day!...

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  • I pray to God Hannah doesn.t choose you as a mate!

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  • There was nothing they could say or do about Martha's situation except to keep their telephone nearby and pray for the best.

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  • They pray over their sick and, when so requested, anoint them with oil.

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  • And so I pray God to have you, my friend, in His holy and powerful keeping--Your friend Helene.

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  • I gaze from my window to the hill as I watch the warm glow from his home and pray he perhaps is thinking of me as I am thinking of him.

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  • Or, you can stay here and pray no one ever finds out what you are.

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  • Well, pray if you like, but you had better think it over.

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  • When they prayed for those who hate us, she tried to think of her enemies and people who hated her, in order to pray for them.

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  • She.d have to pray Rhyn didn.t drop by her mind when she thought of it, or when she was trying to figure out what to do.

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  • Seth was the last child born to Adam; he grew in stature and strength, and began to fast and pray strenuously.

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  • Softened by memories of Princess Mary he began to pray as he had not done for a long time.

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  • On a vacancy occurring, the dean and chapter notify the king thereof in chancery, and pray leave.to make election.

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  • I pray for them every day.

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  • Once she did that, she could risk contacting Tim on her net and pray he reached her before Greenie or anyone else found her.

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  • Wearing a jewelled crown, he stands before Abathur's door at the gate of the world of light; the Mandaeans accordingly invariably pray with their faces turned northward.

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  • Thomas Maxwell, who was left to meet and pray with the members at the Foundery during the absence of the Wesleys, began to preach.

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  • I will pray that you will come to discover the God who loves you in a way that perhaps your earthly father never could.

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  • The last -that we hear of him is his humble entreaty to the Apostles to pray for him.

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  • I shall come to a place and pray there, and before having time to get used to it or getting to love it, I shall go farther.

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  • Yes, prayer can move mountains, but one must have faith and not pray as Natasha and I used to as children, that the snow might turn into sugar-- and then run out into the yard to see whether it had done so.

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  • Let's just pray it's a passing romance.

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  • Maybe it was wrong to pray for a baby when he was so certain that it was impossible.

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  • Pray God for me that he give me his strength."

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  • As many as are persuaded and believe that what we teach and say is true, and undertake to be able to live accordingly, are instructed to pray and entreat God with fasting, for the remission of their sins that are past, we praying and fasting with them.

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  • Would you like to pray that prayer very solemnly to God just now?

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  • The only way to pray without ceasing and to have maximum results in prayer is to be willing to practice self-denial where neccesary.

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  • Simply put, we pray that things move ahead until that seventh trumpet is sounded.

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  • Please pray that the Lord will help us to preserve that unity & that he will use this to His Glory.

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  • I pray that you will look at them and take them at your own price.

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  • It does not clasp its hands and pray to Jupiter.

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  • What company has that lonely lake, I pray?

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  • After he left, she went to her room and crouched beside the bed to pray.

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  • Besides, there was nothing she could do at this point – nothing but pray.

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  • He immediately recalled his forced confession, and besought all Christian men " to pray for him, so that his tears might secure the pity of the Almighty."

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  • He shall pardon his wrongdoers, love his enemies, pray for them that calumniate and accuse him, offer the other cheek to the smiter, give up his mantle to him that takes his tunic, neither judge nor condemn.

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  • Persons neglecting for two terms to pray for a habeas corpus shall have none in vacation.

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  • Years before, when he was very ill, and Tze-lu asked leave to pray for him, he expressed a doubt whether such a thing might be done, and added, " I have prayed for a long time."

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  • According to the provisions of this statute, upon the avoidance of any episcopal see, the dean and chapter of the cathedral church are to certify the vacancy of the see to the crown, and to pray that they may be allowed to proceed to a new election.

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  • Then he took up a notion that the day of grace for Bedford and the neighbouring villages was past; that all who were to be saved in that part of England were already converted; and that he had begun to pray and strive some months too late.

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  • It was during his papacy that the siege of Rome by Alaric (408) took place, when, according to a doubtful anecdote of Zosimus, the ravages of plague and famine were so frightful, and help seemed so far off, that papal permission was granted to sacrifice and pray to the heathen deities; the pope was, however, absent from Rome on a mission to Honorius at Ravenna at the time of the sack in 410.

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  • Not that it was asserted that he, therefore, could not be forgiven by God; indeed he was urged to pray and fast and undergo church discipline; but the church refused to venture on any anticipation of the divine decision.

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  • The Hottentots show many tombs of their god, Tsui-Goab, and tell tales about his death; they also pray regularly for aid at the tombs of their own parents.'

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  • Banks Islands are chiefly ancestor-worshippers, but they also believe in, and occasionally pray to, a being named I Qat, one of the prehuman race endowed with supernatural powers who here, as elsewhere, do duty as gods.

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  • Besides, there was nothing she could do at this point – nothing but pray.

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  • I pray we have the fortitude to carry on fighting.

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  • Our bonds of kinship make some claims on us, bonds of kinship make some claims on us, bonds that I pray will always remain strong.

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  • One of political party cadre collected donation in pray event in Al Azhar mosque yard in Jakarta.

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  • If not in our schools where, pray, is the convincing catechesis to be done - and how will it convince?

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  • I instructed the congregation to pray for the health and welfare of Reverend Oshimolowo, and for you as well, my dear lady.

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  • How we need to pray for people today so many of whom are consumed by consumerism.

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  • Kind Regards Keri and 3 baby angels 17th March 2006 Please pray for my daughter Courtney who is 7 weeks pregnant.

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  • Pray also for the development of new ways of serving the diocese.

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  • When I pray for peace, help me not to create dissension.

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  • But must we pray when we have a distemper upon us, and come to God with our raving passions?

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  • We wanted to know more about the church where devotees pay rather than pray their way to spiritual enlightenment.

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  • I also pray for those who survived but lost everything they had.

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  • We also pray for our western society so permeated by greed.

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  • The chantry priest funded by his will was to pray on Wednesdays and Fridays for the souls of his parents and himself.

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  • Another rosary Group Mrs Myriam Tothill is hoping to form a small group to pray the Rosary on a regular basis in her home.

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  • Then Rachel said to Leah, Give me, I pray thee, of thy son 's mandrakes.

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  • How dared he who was he, to pray for one so spotless!

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  • On Sundays and during the season of Pentecost one should pray standing and not kneeling.

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  • A Head Teacher's OFSTED Prayer Lord I pray for strength to face the next tribulation, namely an OFSTED inspection.

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  • We may observe how even a very primitive people such as the Arunta of Australia behaves with the greatest solemnity at its ceremonies, and professes to be made "glad" and "strong" thereby; whilst of his countrymen, whom he would not trust to pray in private, Plato testifies that in the temples during the sacrificial prayers "they show an intense earnestness and with eager interest talk to the Gods and beseech them" (Laws, 887).

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  • Few things are finer in music or literature than the end of the second act of Die Meistersinger, from the point where Sachs's apprentice begins the riot, to the moment when the watchman, frightened at the silence of the moonlit streets so soon after he has heard all that noise, announces eleven o'clock and bids the folk pray for protection against evil spirits, while the orchestra tells us of the dreams of Walther and Eva and ends by putting poetry even into the pedantic ineptitudes of the malicious Beckmesser.

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  • Collect, now obsolete, though the unanswered invitation, " Let us pray," still survives.

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  • I humbly pray from Thine immense goodness and clemency, through the Blood of Jesus Christ, that Thou wilt deign to accept this sacrifice in the odour of sweetness; and as Thou hast granted me to desire and to offer this, so wilt Thou bestow abundant grace to fulfil it."

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  • They pray inwardly at all times; on fixed days they assemble for prayer-meetings, at which they greet each other fraternally with low bows, thereby acknowledging every man as a bearer of the Divine Spirit.

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  • How, pray, did he get these in midwinter?

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  • He prayed with that passionate and shamefaced feeling with which men pray at moments of great excitement arising from trivial causes.

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  • She knew that the sole weapon against him was prayer, and she tried to pray.

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  • She assumed an attitude of prayer, looked at the icons, repeated the words of a prayer, but she could not pray.

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  • Now she could remember it and weep or pray.

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  • This letter having no other object, I pray God, monsieur le Prince Koutouzov, to keep you in His holy and gracious protection!

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  • I only pray God that something may happen to me such as happened to Plutarch's men, and I will act as they did.

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  • Indonesian quake survivors pray at a temporary shelter in Klaten, central Java, May 29, 2006.

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  • O Christ, king of kings, we pray to thee, rejoicing together; have mercy.

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  • Rejoicing in the fellowship of the church on earth, let us pray with Chad and all the Saints in glory.

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  • Pray that Baroness Young 's amendment to stop the repeal of section 28 is carried.

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  • Take an argument or two why Christ did not, could not, doth not pray for the reprobate world.

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  • Another Rosary Group Mrs Myriam Tothill is hoping to form a small group to pray the Rosary on a regular basis in her home.

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  • Following this, Dr. Hoover and four others met every day at five o'clock to pray for spiritual awakening.

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  • How dared he who was he, to pray for one so spotless !

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  • In the Lord 's Prayer we are taught to pray, Give us this day our daily bread.

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  • A Head Teacher 's OFSTED Prayer Lord I pray for strength to face the next tribulation, namely an OFSTED inspection.

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  • I pray for their precious unborn babies to be spared.

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  • Silent Prayer Pray for a while in silence, thinking especially about God 's love for us.

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  • Pray that Christians will (a) prioritize their work; (b) develop a Christian worldview.

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  • And pray, what may you have been wrestling with an angel for?

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  • Many families attend church together or pray at the dinner table.

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  • Newberg performed experiments with Tibetan Monks who meditate and Catholic Nuns who pray.

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  • He discovered that members of both groups exhibit reduced stress levels and enhanced brain function over those who do not routinely pray or meditate.

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  • This is a few minutes when those in the audience can choose to pray silently or not.

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  • Typically, individuals would be allowed to pray as part of their free speech.

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  • I pray on a daily basis that someday this will change.

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  • The most popular tabs at this site are Fake Healer, Gods of Wrath, Metal Church, Beyond the Black, Badlands, and Watch the Children Pray.

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  • Parents who want to encourage their child to pray should talk to them about how to pray and how the jewelry can remind them to pray.

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  • You spend the first section of the game in training, but once you hit the action you're so frustrated that you pray for sweet merciless death.

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  • You can take the following steps to make sure that you don't fall pray to an inadvertent problem.

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  • With this choice, all you can do is hope and pray that one or both of you won't regret having made this choice and turn that regret into resentment toward the other.

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  • Over the years, James Franco has starred in numerous films such as Eat, Pray, Love, Milk, Nights in Rodanthe, Knocked Up and Fools Gold.

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  • He realized at that point that he'd "flunked life", and decided to pray.

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  • We pray you'll discover many beautiful new reasons to praise God during this holy season.

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  • The best way to approach finding a Christian web design and hosting company is to first of all pray for guidance and second to do your homework.

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  • Thus it is quite in accordance with the outlook of the classical period that Plato in his Laws (909-910) should prohibit all possession of private shrines or performance of private rites; "let a man go to a temple to pray, and let any one who pleases join with him in the prayer."

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  • Clowes, indeed, had been free from circuit work since 1827, and he continued to pray and preach as he was able till his death in March 1851.

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  • They generally were built where property had been left by the donors to foreign orders to pray for their souls.

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  • Verrall (Journal of Hellenic Studies, xx., 1900, p. 115) explains it as a feast of "revocation" (from avaO o-aaaOat, to "pray back" or "up"), at which the ghosts of the dead were recalled to the land of the living (cp. the Roman mundus patet).

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  • Both this and the Halotti Beszed (Pray Codex) are preserved in the National Museum at Budapest.

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  • In Scotland there were public almsmen supported by the king and expected in return to pray for his welfare and that of the state.

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  • I pray also for them that shall believe in Me through their word, that they may be all one, as Thou Father art in Me, and I in Thee."

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  • The Manichaean had to pray four times a day, each prayer being preceded by ablutions.

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  • They must not be looked upon as something that is dead; for through them all good things come to those who pray with faith.

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  • He says on Free the one hand, " not only as a man, but as a British subject I pray for the flourishing commerce of Germany, Spain, Italy and even France itself," and condemns " the numerous bars, obstructions and imposts which all nations of Europe, and none more than England, have put upon trade."

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  • The mere credens could at best invoke the living saint, and ask him to pray for him.

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  • Man may pray for help and reject grace.

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  • Then coming to a place called Gethsemane, He bade the disciples wait while He should pray; and taking the three who had been with Him at the Transfiguration He told them to tarry near Him and to watch.

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  • When His disciples, having watched Him at prayer, desired to be taught how to pray, they were bidden to address God as " Father "; to ask first for the hallowing of the Father's name, and the coming of His kingdom; then for their daily food, for the pardon of their sins and for freedom from temptation.

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  • The Bedouins were willing enough to pray, indeed, but less willing to pay taxes; their defection, as might have been expected, was a political movement.

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  • Thoroughgoing reconstruction in every item of theology and in every detail of polity there may be, yet shall the Christian life go on - the life which finds its deepest utterance in the words of Christ, " Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart and thy neighbour as thyself "; the life which expresses its profoundest faith in the words Christ taught it to pray, "Our Father"; the life which finds its highest rule of conduct in the words of its first and greatest interpreter, " Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus our Lord."

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  • Then he was troubled by a maniacal impulse which prompted him to pray to the trees, to a broomstick, to the parish bull.

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  • After proceeding up the nave, he was to kneel and pray at the topmost step of the entrance of the choir, into which he was to be introduced by the bishop or his commissary, and placed in his stall.

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  • He had no food for himself but gathered an armful of straw for the horse and knell down to pray.

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  • Are you too busy to pray or too busy to pray or too busy not to pray?

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  • Maybe I'll do a combo exacta on all three and pray for the two longshots.

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  • Let the music wash over you, reflect, relax, pray, etc. Sung evensong in many small parish churches is often excruciating.

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  • I was asked by a very expectant mother to pray that she should have a son.

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  • So Livy and Clara (Spaulding) sat down forlorn, and cried, and I retired to a private, place to pray.

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  • Pray for successful fundraising that the target of one million pounds may be met to support the work for another year.

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  • We pray for all who face interrogation, even with torture.

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  • Thinkest thou y t I cannot now pray to my Father & he shall give me more then twelve legions of angels.

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  • It is also included in other activities during the week, such as when small groups meet or the church meets to pray.

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  • Pray for Wisdom and Guidance for the Vacancy Committee in Northfield Parish Church as they look to appoint a new minister.

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  • These peace and love people of great mirth Have come to play and pray on God's good Earth.

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  • As many as 1,000 people attend the mosque to pray there during the Ramadan season.

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  • Would you like to pray that pray that prayer very solemnly to God just now?

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  • For if I pray in a tongue, my spirit pray in a tongue, my spirit prays, but my mind is unfruitful.

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  • Read books about prayer or a book of prayers, being prepared to stop read books about prayer or a book of prayers, being prepared to stop reading in order to pray.

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  • The women pray that they will be men in their next reincarnation.

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  • Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father & he shall give me more then twelve legions of angels.

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  • My lord, I pray ye, put off your doublet.

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  • Pray come and see me.

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  • Pray do not put me in a strait waistcoat.

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  • Bible stories geared toward children are based on the books of Bible from which adults pray and study but are written specifically for younger audiences.

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  • Praline - The debate rages on as to whether this confection is pronounced "pray leen", or "praw leen".

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  • Maroulis went back to his band Pray For the Soul of Betty after he was voted off the show.

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  • They wanted a place where all their children could eat, sleep, study, pray, play and live without stepping on top of each other.

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  • We forbade ourselves to even discuss our impetuous actions for fear of disturbing Howie so all we could do is cross our fingers and pray.

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  • But it was no more a chantry than the other colleges, all of which, like the monasteries and collegiate churches, were to pray for their founders' and other specified souls.

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  • Neither shall they pray towards the east.

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  • In the Autobiography of Jahangir it is stated that the guru was imprisoned in the fortress of Gwalior, with a view to the realization of the fine imposed on his father Guru Arjan, but the Sikhs believe that the guru became a voluntary inmate of the fortress with the object of obtaining seclusion there to pray for the emperor who had been advised to that effect by his Hindu astrologers.

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  • Let the medicine man or magician pray that the fever may pass into the frog, and the frog be forthwith released, and the cure will be effected.

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  • I pray to the gods it does not force me to destroy the histories, so that someday, someone will have the strength I lack.

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  • They place the garland around the neck of a statue of the god and then pray to him before starting their dance.

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  • To start with, you almost never leave the ghetto itself - perhaps once a week to pray at the dazzling Imam Reza shrine.

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  • And suddenly his littleness was intolerable, his aspiration was intolerable, and there came to him an irresistible impulse to pray.

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  • I know you will pray over it.

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  • The patent for it, dated 10th of May 1438, is for a warden and 20 scholars, to be called " the Warden and College of the souls of all the faithful departed," to study and pray " for the soul of King Henry VI.

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  • The college is sometimes described as being different from other colleges in being merely a large chantry to pray for the souls of the dead warriors.

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  • The word had a special sense as the name for those almsmen attached to cathedral and other churches, whose duty it was to pray for the souls of deceased benefactors.

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  • Some of them, who denied that they had ever been Christians, had consented to pray to the gods, to adore the image of the emperor, and to blaspheme Christ; these he had dismissed.

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  • She wished to pray but did not dare to, dared not in her present state of mind address herself to God.

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  • Why don't I pray for what I want? he suddenly thought.

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  • The form varies, but in all the characteristic feature is that the minister tells the people what to pray for.

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  • Pray, how shall I, a little lad, In speaking make a figure?

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  • She tried to think of something else and to pray, but could do neither.

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