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Protestantism is so broad that you can't avoid getting a broad answer. As the protestant church has no official head there is no official answer and there was never an official LOTH rejection meeting. Furthermore, some Protestant denominations still do practice LOTH. The best you can do in this case is summarize the most common Protestant beliefs and come up ...


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Your initial assertion has been proven false at least once, in the Miracle of Calanda, where God restored an amputated leg of a man some two and a half years after the amputation. And, of course, for those who consider the results of surgeons skills to be miraculous events, it happens routinely these days when limb and even faces are re-attached. I would ...


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Asking why "some protestants" do close their prayers in a particular manner, while seemingly limited, is still quite a broad question, in fact so broad as to probably be unanswerable. I submit that it would be more profitable to ask a particular protestant why he or she ended a particular prayer with the particular formula you cite. I rather suspect that in ...


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Not all "religious prayers" (What other kind of prayers are there?) are long. It depends on the denomination. For instance, in the liturgy found in the Book of Common Prayer (Anglican) the priest prays a bunch of mini prayers rather than one long one. An example of one: ALMIGHTY God, who through thine only-begotten Son Jesus Christ hast overcome death, ...


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In addition to the other excellent answers given here, Jesus gives a reason for His prayers in John 11: John 11:41b-42 “Father, I thank You that You heard Me. I know that You always hear Me, but because of the crowd standing here I said this, so they may believe You sent Me.” He said this as a prayer, after calling Lazarus out from the tomb. There was ...



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