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The Way You Close a Prayer Matters

How often do you end a prayer without thinking about what you're saying?

“Inthenamejeschristmen."

I hear it a lot. I’m not here to criticize any one individual, and I’ve been guilty of this too, where I’m so anxious to get going that I shove the ending of my prayer or talk or testimony together so quickly that it sounds like one big, mashed-up word.

Lately, I’ve been noticing it a lot and making an effort not to do it myself. Here’s what I’ve learned about prayer, and particularly about closing in the name of Jesus Christ.


Want to get your prayers off to a good start this year? Check out these great resources! 

A Year of Powerful Prayer: Getting Answers for Your Life Every Day


Power in Prayer: 31 Teachings to Strengthen Our Connection with Heaven



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