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Jesus was bringing something new, brand new. It was not neat and self-contained. It was not a patch
Identity, Intimacy, Authority
Today we are studying the “Secret discipline” of prayer that Jesus espouses.
Jesus gives advice to his disciples on how they should conduct themselves in their religious observances of almsgiving, prayer and fasting.
There is more about Jesus’ prayer life in Luke than in the other Gospels. Luke records that he would often slip away to the wilderness and pray. From Luke we can deduce that Jesus had a habit of prayer, bringing everything to do with his life and ministry to God for discussion and direction.
the importance of physically being in the same place to pray as the first disciples were on the day of Pentecost