I recently read an article by Theologian John Piper. In it he states that most of the time, our prayers should be directed to the Father. "So the pattern that you find almost uniformly - I say almost uniformly - throughout the New Testement is pray to the Father in the name of the Son by the power of the Holy Spirit." He does conclude that we do need to express their
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Why does God love the Irish? The late Fulton Sheen use to say: God loves the Irish because they are full of blarney. I think that's true. God loves the soul of a person for whom the joy of the Lord is their strength. There is a time for laughter and making fun out of life. Jesus lived life to the fullest. He was fully man and experienced the fullness of life like a Godly poet.
I like Tim Tebow. He is a stand up guy. At the end of games, he kneels down and gives thanks to God on the field. When small minded people try to put him down, he does not try to put them down or even argue with them. He does not worry about being politically incorrect, he simply seeks to be who he is. He is in a relationship with God and not ashamed of it.