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The Lay Monastic
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COMMANDS OF CHRIST
IN MY NAME. . .
"Whatever you ask the Father in My Name. . ." This phrase is
often taken literally and so we end our prayers with "through Jesus
Christ," or uttering "in the Name of Christ."
"In the name of Christ" means "as we obey all the commands of
The promise that He will answer our prayers is under the condition
that we have obeyed His commands.
Christ came to save us. So He gave us His commandments and
gave the apostolic commission to teach all these commandments and
how to obey them. This is "in the Name of Christ."
In fact, when Christ taught us to pray, He did not add "through
Jesus Christ" or "in the Name of Jesus." He had a deeper
meaning for it.
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