My latest article on prayer, Prayer as Petition, is available at SimplyCatholic.com.
A few highlights:
Prayer of petition, quite simply, is asking for God’s help. Throughout the Gospels, Jesus encourages us to place our needs before God in prayer.
In all humility, we reach out to God, knowing that he is the source of all good things, including forgiveness.
Prayers of petition are often very spontaneous: “God, help me!” Even if we feel far from God, we are able, in our supplication, to turn to him for help.
This is the eighth and final article in a series on prayer.
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