Quote of Note #119: The Grace and Hope of Prayer

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“Our hope depends not on the right technique or the proper phrase or gesture, which borders on magic, but on the promise of God to look with favor on those who throw themselves on his mercy and who acknowledge the efficacy of the atoning sacrifice of his Son, Jesus Christ, for their redemption.”

Donald Bloesch, The Struggle of Prayer. San Francisco: Harper & Row Publishers, 1980, page 8.

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