WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF PRAYER? To develop a relationship, connection, or bond with God. When you pray, it is to extend yourself in connection with God. When we reach out to the source of all things and plug in, we are charged and mutually fed in the exchange. Prayers are meant to be heard and God responds in many ways, through thoughts, spiritual feelings, scripture, even actions of others, signs, and symbols. The interaction is reciprocated. We extend ourselves to God and He receives us. God extends Himself to us and we receive God. WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF INTERFAITH PRAYER? To show communities a level of tolerance leading to peace between all religious and spiritual paths. Let us Praise the Name of God moving into the New Year! I offer you peace I offer you love I offer you friendship I see your beauty I hear your need I feel your feelings My wisdom flows from the Highest Source I salute that Source in you Let us work together in Unity and Love ~ Gandhi's Prayer for Peace Waheguru-Wonderous Lord! (Sikh faith) The Sikh religion is one of the youngest world religions. The world's fifth most popular religion and of monotheistic faith that believes in equality and service to others, Sikh officials say: “Everyone is the same” Allah-The one and only God! (Islam faith) Followers of Islam are called Muslims. Muslims are monotheistic and worship one, all- knowing God, who in Arabic is known Allah. Hallelujah-God be praised! (Christian faith) Christian faith centers on beliefs regarding the birth, life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. While it started with a small group of adherents, many historians regard the spread and adoption of Christianity throughout the world as one of the most successful spiritual missions in human history. Yahweh-He brings into existence whatever exists! (Hebrew Faith) Judaism is a monotheistic religion developed among the ancient Hebrews. Judaism is characterized by a belief in one transcendent God who revealed himself to Abraham, Moses, and the Hebrew prophets and by a religious life in accordance with Scriptures and rabbinic traditions. ~ GOD IN EVERY HEART ~
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