ANSWER TO QUESTION 97 8/1/20

97. What is prayer?

ANS: Prayer is an address to God in the name of Christ as Mediator, under the influence and by the assistance of the Spirit of God in faith, for such things we stand in need of, which are consistent with the will of God, are for his glory to bestow, and therefore to be asked with humble submission.

SEE: Ps 62:8; Matt 6:7-8; Mark 11:24; James 4:2-3; Heb 11:6; 1 John 5:14-15; Ps 66:18; Matt 6:5-15; Luke 11:1-13; 18:1-8; Acts 9:11; Eph 1:15-20; 3:14-19; Phil 1:9-11; Col 1:9-13; 1 Thess 5:17, 25