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St. Thomas Aquinas
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1 1, 12 | not approve what I said in prayer, 'God ~who willest that 2 1, 23 | happiness [*From the 'secret' prayer of the missal, 'pro ~vivis 3 1, 23 | Scripture, exhorting us to prayer ~and other good works.~Aquin.: 4 1, 23 | predestination was altered through ~prayer. This is stated to have 5 1, 23 | strive after good works and ~prayer; because through these means 6 1, 52 | is said in the Collect [*Prayer at Compline, ~Dominican 7 1, 53 | is said in the Collect [*Prayer at Compline, ~Dominican 8 1, 88 | the dead by pouring forth ~prayer on their behalf, though 9 1, 112 | impediment to the efficacy of the prayer which ~Daniel put up for 10 1, 116 | work ~miracles sometimes by prayer, sometimes by their power: 11 1, 116 | their power: thus Peter, by ~prayer, raised the dead Tabitha 12 2, 4 | approve of what I said in a prayer: O God, Who didst will ~ 13 2, 68 | offer up the sacrifice of ~prayer . . . lest wisdom may uplift; 14 2, 74 | OBJ 6: Further, the Lord's prayer is recited every day for 15 2, 74 | by means of the ~Lord's Prayer: for he says (De Trin. xii, 16 2, 74 | Reply OBJ 6: The Lord's Prayer is to be said in order that 17 2, 102 | knowledge; incense, His prayer.~Aquin.: SMT FS Q[101] A[ 18 2, 102 | blessing whereby, at the prayer of ~Moses, God forgave the 19 2, 108 | fasting, alms-deeds, and prayer. Therefore Our Lord ~unbecomingly 20 2, 108 | comes under the head of prayer. And He mentions ~these 21 2, 108 | he may give himself to ~prayer, he follows the counsel 22 2, 109 | approve ~having said in the prayer, O God, Who dost wish the 23 2, 109 | that we ought to say the prayer 'Lead us not into temptation' ( 24 2, 109 | contained in the Lord's Prayer pertaining ~to this.~Aquin.: 25 2, 114 | James 5:16: "The continued prayer of a just man availeth ~ 26 2, 114 | OBJ 2: The impetration of prayer rests on mercy, whereas 27 2, 114 | from the ~Divine mercy in prayer, which he does not merit 28 2, 114 | impetrating their forgiveness in prayer, ~or by meriting congruously 29 2, 114 | called just, and likewise the prayer whereby this restoration 30 2, 114 | petitions of the Lord's Prayer, as ~Augustine says (De 31 2, 114 | Reply OBJ 1: We impetrate in prayer things that we do not merit, 32 2, 114 | may we impetrate of God in prayer the grace ~of perseverance 33 2, 16 | Para. 1/1~OBJ 2: Further, prayer is an expression of hope, 34 2, 16 | evidenced by the Lord's Prayer, to be delivered from evils 35 2, 16 | Para. 1/1~OBJ 3: Further, prayer is the expression of hope, 36 2, 30 | in this respect we have ~"prayer," whereby one man prays 37 2, 30 | according to Ps. 34:13: "My prayer shall be turned into my 38 2, 80 | are seemingly devotion and prayer. Accordingly we shall ~treat 39 2, 80 | devotion, and afterwards of prayer.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[82] Out. 40 2, 81 | 83] Out. Para. 1/1 - OF PRAYER (SEVENTEEN ARTICLES)~We 41 2, 81 | ARTICLES)~We must now consider prayer, under which head there 42 2, 81 | of inquiry:~(1) Whether prayer is an act of the appetitive 43 2, 81 | pray to God?~(3) Whether prayer is an act of religion?~( 44 2, 81 | petitions of the Lord's Prayer;~(10) Whether prayer is 45 2, 81 | Lord's Prayer;~(10) Whether prayer is proper to the rational 46 2, 81 | pray for us?~(12) Whether prayer should be vocal?~(13) Whether 47 2, 81 | attention is requisite in prayer?~(14) Whether prayer should 48 2, 81 | in prayer?~(14) Whether prayer should last a long time?~( 49 2, 81 | long time?~(15) Whether prayer is meritorious? [*Art. 16]~( 50 2, 81 | of the different kinds of prayer.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[83] A[ 51 2, 81 | Thes. Para. 1/1~Whether prayer is an act of the appetitive 52 2, 81 | OBJ 1: It would seem that prayer is an act of the appetitive 53 2, 81 | appetitive power. It ~belongs to prayer to be heard. Now it is the 54 2, 81 | of the poor." ~Therefore prayer is desire. But desire is 55 2, 81 | appetitive power: ~and therefore prayer is also.~Aquin.: SMT SS 56 2, 81 | to begin ~everything with prayer, because thereby we surrender 57 2, 81 | appetitive power. Therefore prayer belongs to the ~appetitive 58 2, 81 | known to the unknown. ~Now prayer is not reducible to any 59 2, 81 | the intellect. Therefore prayer is an act, not of the ~appetitive, 60 2, 81 | Comment. in Ps. 38:13] "prayer ~[oratio] is spoken reason [ 61 2, 81 | instance we are speaking of prayer [*This last ~paragraph refers 62 2, 81 | the Latin word 'oratio' [prayer] which originally ~signified 63 2, 81 | says (De Verb. Dom.) that "prayer ~is a petition," and Damascene 64 2, 81 | Accordingly it is evident that ~prayer, as we speak of it now, 65 2, 81 | them ~before they put up a prayer, according to the saying 66 2, 81 | which is union with God. Now prayer tends to God through being ~ 67 2, 81 | Fide Orth. iii, 24) that "prayer is the raising up of the 68 2, 81 | it is unbecoming to pray. Prayer seems to be ~necessary in 69 2, 81 | 1/1~OBJ 2: Further, by prayer we bend the mind of the 70 2, 81 | threefold error concerning ~prayer. Some held that human affairs 71 2, 81 | excluded the utility of prayer. There was a third ~opinion 72 2, 81 | account for ~the utility of prayer as neither to impose necessity 73 2, 81 | so is it with regard to prayer. For we ~pray not that we 74 2, 81 | conversest with God in prayer, when thou talkest with 75 2, 81 | Thes. Para. 1/1~Whether prayer is an act of religion?~Aquin.: 76 2, 81 | OBJ 1: It would seem that prayer is not an act of religion. 77 2, 81 | as in its subject. ~But prayer belongs to the intellective 78 2, 81 | above (A[1]). ~Therefore prayer seems to be an act, not 79 2, 81 | necessity of precept. ~But prayer does not seem to come under 80 2, 81 | what we will. Therefore prayer seemingly is not an act 81 2, 81 | Cicero, Rhet. ii, 53]. But prayer ~seems not to offer anything 82 2, 81 | something from ~Him. Therefore prayer is not an act of religion.~ 83 2, 81 | written (Ps. 140:2): "Let my prayer be directed ~as incense 84 2, 81 | belongs to religion. Therefore prayer ~is an act of religion.~ 85 2, 81 | reverence to ~God by means of prayer, in so far as he subjects 86 2, 81 | Hence it ~is evident that prayer is properly an act of religion.~ 87 2, 81 | which belongs to the ~will, prayer which belongs to the intellective 88 2, 81 | God's service, so ~too, prayer surpasses other acts of 89 2, 81 | ought to pray to God alone. Prayer is an ~act of religion, 90 2, 81 | who is ignorant of the ~prayer. But it belongs to God alone 91 2, 81 | God alone to know one's prayer, both because ~frequently 92 2, 81 | both because ~frequently prayer is uttered by an interior 93 2, 81 | Para. 1/1~I answer that, Prayer is offered to a person in 94 2, 81 | the ~first way we offer prayer to God alone, since all 95 2, 81 | petitions of the ~Lord's Prayer.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[83] A[ 96 2, 81 | seek what we ask for in prayer. But we should not seek ~ 97 2, 81 | not to be asked of God in prayer.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[83] A[ 98 2, 81 | 1/1~OBJ 3: Further, by prayer our mind should be raised 99 2, 81 | Lord. Now in the Lord's ~Prayer we make petitions for ourselves, 100 2, 81 | Para. 1/1~OBJ 2: Further, prayer is offered that it may be 101 2, 81 | conditions required for prayer that it may be heard is 102 2, 81 | pray for others: and the prayer that ~fraternal charity 103 2, 81 | 2: It is a condition of prayer that one pray for oneself: 104 2, 81 | necessary in order that prayer be meritorious, but as ~ 105 2, 81 | necessary in order that prayer may not fail in its effect 106 2, 81 | this people." And yet the prayer ~will be meritorious for 107 2, 81 | according to Ps. 34:13, "My prayer shall be turned into my 108 2, 81 | should be denied the help of prayer.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[83] A[ 109 2, 81 | possible to be obtained by ~prayer. Secondly, that many may 110 2, 81 | should not be contrary to his prayer. Now ~sometimes men lawfully 111 2, 81 | Nov. Test. lxviii), "their prayer for vengeance is expressed ~ 112 2, 81 | may mend their ways. ~Thus prayer and deed will not be contrary 113 2, 81 | petitions of the Lord's Prayer are fittingly assigned?~ 114 2, 81 | petitions of the Lord's Prayer are ~not fittingly assigned. 115 2, 81 | mentioned in ~the Lord's Prayer, as appears from the eleventh 116 2, 81 | Christ, who composed this prayer, ~suffices.~Aquin.: SMT 117 2, 81 | answer that, The Lord's Prayer is most perfect, because, 118 2, 81 | what is contained in this prayer of our Lord." For ~since 119 2, 81 | of our Lord." For ~since prayer interprets our desires, 120 2, 81 | desire it. Now in the Lord's Prayer not only do we ask for all ~ 121 2, 81 | desire them, so that this prayer not only teaches us to ask, 122 2, 81 | 1/1~Reply OBJ 2: Since prayer is the interpreter of desire, 123 2, 81 | petitions in the Lord's Prayer, for by omitting it, ~he 124 2, 81 | 5 Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 5: Prayer is offered up to God, not 125 2, 81 | Thes. Para. 1/1~Whether prayer is proper to the rational 126 2, 81 | OBJ 1: It would seem that prayer is not proper to the rational 127 2, 81 | intellectual ~substances. Now prayer is becoming to the angels, 128 2, 81 | you His angels." Therefore prayer is not ~proper to the rational 129 2, 81 | this consists chiefly in prayer. But dumb animals are ~fitted 130 2, 81 | call upon Him." Therefore prayer ~is not proper to the rational 131 2, 81 | Para. 1/1~On the contrary, Prayer is an act of reason, as 132 2, 81 | from his reason. Therefore prayer is ~proper to the rational 133 2, 81 | As stated above (A[1]) prayer is an act of reason, and ~ 134 2, 81 | to something. Accordingly prayer is ~properly competent to 135 2, 81 | devoid of reason. Therefore prayer is unbecoming ~both the 136 2, 81 | of their ~nature, whereas prayer belongs to one who receives 137 2, 81 | under them. In this ~sense prayer is said to be proper to 138 2, 81 | Thes. Para. 1/1~Whether prayer should be vocal?~Aquin.: 139 2, 81 | OBJ 1: It would seem that prayer ought not to be vocal. As 140 2, 81 | As stated above ~(A[4]), prayer is addressed chiefly to 141 2, 81 | useless to employ vocal prayer.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[83] A[ 142 2, 81 | Para. 1/1~OBJ 2: Further, prayer should lift man's mind to 143 2, 81 | Para. 1/1~OBJ 3: Further, prayer should be offered to God 144 2, 81 | thy Father in secret." But prayer loses its ~secrecy by being 145 2, 81 | expressed vocally. Therefore prayer should not be vocal.~Aquin.: 146 2, 81 | Para. 1/2~I answer that, Prayer is twofold, common and individual. 147 2, 81 | common and individual. Common prayer ~is that which is offered 148 2, 81 | faithful: wherefore such like prayer should ~come to the knowledge 149 2, 81 | possible unless it were vocal prayer. Therefore it is ~reasonably 150 2, 81 | the other hand individual prayer is that which is offered 151 2, 81 | not ~essential to such a prayer as this that it be vocal. 152 2, 81 | body: and ~this applies to prayer considered especially as 153 2, 81 | have recourse to ~vocal prayer, through a certain overflow 154 2, 81 | 1/1~Reply OBJ 1: Vocal prayer is employed, not in order 155 2, 81 | a necessary condition of prayer?~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[83] A[ 156 2, 81 | a necessary condition of prayer. ~It is written (Jn. 4:24): " 157 2, 81 | spirit and in truth." But prayer is not in spirit unless 158 2, 81 | a necessary condition of prayer.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[83] A[ 159 2, 81 | Para. 1/1~OBJ 2: Further, prayer is "the ascent of the mind 160 2, 81 | not ascend to God if the prayer ~is inattentive. Therefore 161 2, 81 | a necessary condition of prayer.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[83] A[ 162 2, 81 | a necessary condition of prayer that it should be ~altogether 163 2, 81 | necessary condition of prayer that it should be attentive.~ 164 2, 81 | applies chiefly to vocal prayer. ~Accordingly we must observe 165 2, 81 | absolutely necessary for prayer. Secondly, a thing is said ~ 166 2, 81 | effect. Now ~the effect of prayer is threefold. The first 167 2, 81 | it is not necessary that prayer should be attentive ~throughout; 168 2, 81 | praying renders the whole prayer meritorious, as is the case ~ 169 2, 81 | acts. The second effect of prayer is proper ~thereto, and 170 2, 81 | original intention is lacking, prayer lacks both merit and impetration: ~ 171 2, 81 | says, ~"God hears not the prayer of those who pay no attention 172 2, 81 | pay no attention to their prayer." ~The third effect of prayer 173 2, 81 | prayer." ~The third effect of prayer is that which it produces 174 2, 81 | can be brought to vocal prayer: one which attends to the 175 2, 81 | which attends to the end of prayer, namely, God, and to the 176 2, 81 | one's mind to wander in prayer is sinful ~and hinders the 177 2, 81 | sinful ~and hinders the prayer from having fruit. It is 178 2, 81 | unintentionally does not deprive prayer of its fruit. ~Hence Basil 179 2, 81 | Thes. Para. 1/1~Whether prayer should last a long time?~ 180 2, 81 | OBJ 1: It would seem that prayer should not be continual. 181 2, 81 | especially if his be vocal prayer. ~Therefore prayer should 182 2, 81 | vocal prayer. ~Therefore prayer should not last a long time.~ 183 2, 81 | Para. 1/1~OBJ 2: Further, prayer expresses the desire. Now 184 2, 81 | Therefore ~the shorter prayer is, the more is it acceptable 185 2, 81 | fixed for us the limits of prayer by instituting the ~Lord' 186 2, 81 | instituting the ~Lord's Prayer (Mt. 6). Therefore it is 187 2, 81 | not right to prolong our prayer ~beyond its limits.~Aquin.: 188 2, 81 | that, We may speak about prayer in two ways: first, by ~ 189 2, 81 | cause. The ~not cause of prayer is the desire of charity, 190 2, 81 | desire of charity, from which prayer ought to ~arise: and this 191 2, 81 | From this point of view prayer ought to be continual: wherefore ~ 192 2, 81 | charity are by ~themselves a prayer of continual longing." But 193 2, 81 | continual longing." But prayer, considered in ~itself, 194 2, 81 | And so it is becoming that prayer should last ~long enough 195 2, 81 | which is so necessary in prayer slacken ~and languish, through 196 2, 81 | passed the whole ~night in prayer, and that He 'prayed the 197 2, 81 | fervent. For to say much in prayer is to ~discuss your need 198 2, 81 | 1~Reply OBJ 2: Length of prayer consists, not in praying 199 2, 81 | Our Lord instituted this prayer, not that we might use no ~ 200 2, 81 | Thes. Para. 1/1~Whether prayer is meritorious?~Aquin.: 201 2, 81 | OBJ 1: It would seem that prayer is not meritorious. All 202 2, 81 | proceeds ~from grace. But prayer precedes grace, since even 203 2, 81 | is obtained by ~means of prayer according to Lk. 11:13, "( 204 2, 81 | that ask Him!" Therefore prayer ~is not a meritorious act.~ 205 2, 81 | 1/1~OBJ 2: Further, if prayer merits anything, this would 206 2, 81 | that which is besought in prayer. Yet it does not always 207 2, 81 | removed from him. ~Therefore prayer is not a meritorious act.~ 208 2, 81 | Para. 1/1~OBJ 3: Further, prayer is based chiefly on faith, 209 2, 81 | lifeless faith. ~Therefore prayer is not a meritorious act.~ 210 2, 81 | words of Ps. 34:13, "My prayer shall be ~turned into my 211 2, 81 | them as meaning, "if my prayer does not ~profit them, yet 212 2, 81 | save to merit. Therefore prayer is meritorious.~Aquin.: 213 2, 81 | As stated above (A[13]) prayer, besides causing spiritual ~ 214 2, 81 | efficacy in ~impetrating. Now prayer, like any other virtuous 215 2, 81 | that we merit to enjoy. Yet prayer proceeds ~from charity through 216 2, 81 | medium of religion, of which prayer is an act, ~as stated above ( 217 2, 81 | requisite for the goodness of prayer, viz. humility and faith. 218 2, 81 | faith. For the ~offering of prayer itself to God belongs to 219 2, 81 | efficacy in impetrating, prayer derives this from the grace 220 2, 81 | 1/1~Reply OBJ 1: Neither prayer nor any other virtuous act 221 2, 81 | grace. And yet even that prayer which impetrates ~sanctifying 222 2, 81 | Sometimes the merit of prayer regards chiefly something ~ 223 2, 81 | object of the petition of prayer extends ~sometimes to certain 224 2, 81 | which would be an impious prayer. And ~sometimes it is not 225 2, 81 | 3 Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 3: Prayer depends chiefly on faith, 226 2, 81 | which are the source whence prayer ~impetrates what it asks 227 2, 81 | from hearing the law, his prayer shall be an abomination." ~ 228 2, 81 | abomination." ~Now an abominable prayer impetrates nothing from 229 2, 81 | power thereof." and so their prayer is impious, and yet piety 230 2, 81 | required ~in order that prayer may be impetrative, as stated 231 2, 81 | is unwilling to hear ~the prayer which the Son has not inspired." 232 2, 81 | not inspired." Now in the prayer inspired by ~Christ we say: " 233 2, 81 | not observe the form of ~prayer instituted by Christ. ~Aquin.: 234 2, 81 | hand God hears the sinner's prayer if it proceed ~from a good 235 2, 81 | sense also the ~sinner's prayer is said to be an abomination.~ 236 2, 81 | godliness in the sinner's prayer as though ~his prayer were 237 2, 81 | s prayer as though ~his prayer were quickened by a habit 238 2, 81 | habit of virtue: and yet his prayer may be ~godly in so far 239 2, 81 | A[2]). And though his prayer is not meritorious, it ~ 240 2, 81 | A[7], ad 1) the Lord's Prayer is ~pronounced in the common 241 2, 81 | if anyone say ~the Lord's Prayer while unwilling to forgive 242 2, 81 | deprived of the fruit of his ~prayer. Sometimes, however, a sinner 243 2, 81 | 1/1~Whether the parts of prayer are fittingly described 244 2, 81 | would seem that the parts of prayer are unfittingly described ~ 245 2, 81 | unfittingly reckoned ~a part of prayer.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[83] A[ 246 2, 81 | conditions are requisite for prayer. First, that ~the person 247 2, 81 | signified ~in the word "prayer," because prayer is "the 248 2, 81 | the word "prayer," because prayer is "the raising up of one' 249 2, 81 | belong to the offering up of prayer to God; the words, "Who 250 2, 81 | is bewailing one's sins; prayer is vowing something to God; ~ 251 2, 81 | Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 2: "Prayer" in the general sense includes 252 2, 81 | Intercession is preceded by prayer whereby we ~approach Him 253 2, 81 | Him of Whom we ask: and prayer is preceded by supplication, ~ 254 2, 82 | is taken from "oratio" [prayer]. But ~prayer consists chiefly 255 2, 82 | oratio" [prayer]. But ~prayer consists chiefly in an interior 256 2, 82 | 1/1~Reply OBJ 2: Just as prayer is primarily in the mind, 257 2, 82 | be called the ~house of prayer," which words are also quoted ( 258 2, 82 | heard, as may be seen in the prayer of Solomon (3 ~Kgs. 8). 259 2, 82 | by reason of which their prayer is more likely to be heard, ~ 260 2, 83 | to God, such as devotion, prayer, tithes, ~first-fruits, 261 2, 83 | inward sacrifice by devotion, prayer ~and other like interior 262 2, 86 | stated ~above with regard to prayer (Q[83], A[12]), or to call 263 2, 86 | such as contemplation and prayer, far ~surpass the goods 264 2, 86 | dispensed from a vow of prayer or contemplation. Therefore, ~ 265 2, 86 | as also a vow of temporal prayer or of temporal abstinence. ~ 266 2, 87 | invocation for the purpose of ~prayer or praise. Accordingly we 267 2, 88 | adjuring: one by way of prayer or inducement through reverence 268 2, 89 | purpose of ~invoking it by prayer or praise. Of prayer we 269 2, 89 | by prayer or praise. Of prayer we have already spoken ( 270 2, 92 | things. Wherefore, just as by prayer and praise we utter ~significant 271 2, 92 | man . . . and ~then maketh prayer to it, inquiring concerning 272 2, 93 | brethren and pouring forth prayer to God." ~Thirdly, if the 273 2, 94 | divine symbol, or the Lord's Prayer, so as to give honor to 274 2, 95 | Ecclus. 18:23): "Before prayer prepare ~thy soul, and be 275 2, 95 | prepares not his soul before prayer by forgiving ~those against 276 2, 98 | Para. 1/1~OBJ 2: Further, prayer, preaching, divine praise, 277 2, 98 | they first be broken, after prayer has been said over them, 278 2, 109 | deeds, such as fasting, prayer and alms deeds, as stated 279 2, 120 | interior worship, consisting in prayer and devotion, by ~the interior 280 2, 166 | serious and virtuous, such as prayer and the ~moderation of their 281 2, 176 | this takes ~place after prayer, as when Peter raised to 282 2, 176 | sometimes without any previous prayer being expressed, as when ~ 283 2, 176 | authority, sometimes by prayer." In either case, ~however, 284 2, 176 | miracles ~are wrought through prayer, as stated above (A[1], 285 2, 176 | above (A[1], ad 1). Now the prayer ~of a sinner is not granted, 286 2, 176 | from ~hearing the law, his prayer shall be an abomination." 287 2, 176 | when we were treating of ~prayer, the prayer of impetration 288 2, 176 | treating of ~prayer, the prayer of impetration relies not 289 2, 176 | When ~it is said that the prayer of one who hears not the 290 2, 178 | Para. 1/1~OBJ 4: Further, "Prayer," "reading," and "meditation" [* 291 2, 178 | receives from God, he needs "prayer," according to Wis. 7:7, " 292 2, 179 | Para. 1/1~OBJ 3: Further, prayer, no less than contemplation, 293 2, 179 | contemplative life. Now prayer, even when one prays for 294 2, 184 | neighbor (such as reading, ~prayer, visiting the sick, and 295 2, 185 | in the first place, as to prayer, he ~says: "One prayer of 296 2, 185 | to prayer, he ~says: "One prayer of the obedient man is sooner 297 2, 185 | what he says of reading and prayer ~is to be referred to the 298 2, 185 | referred to the private prayer and reading which even lay 299 2, 186 | the contemplative ~life prayer is better than study. Again 300 2, 186 | whole mind to a life of prayer, will be unable to provide 301 2, 186 | whole mind to a life of prayer."~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[188] 302 2, 186 | passed the whole night in the prayer of God." ~On the other hand, 303 3, 13 | passed the whole night in the prayer of God." Therefore He ~could 304 3, 16 | oratio dominica' (the Lord's Prayer) or 'passio ~dominica' ( 305 3, 20 | to the Father; (2) His ~prayer; (3) His priesthood; (4) 306 3, 21 | Para. 1/1 - OF CHRIST'S PRAYER (FOUR ARTICLES)~We must 307 3, 21 | must now consider Christ's prayer; and under this head there 308 3, 21 | others?~(4) Whether every prayer of His was heard?~Aquin.: 309 3, 21 | De Fide Orth. iii, 24), "prayer is the asking for ~becoming 310 3, 21 | Further, we need not ask in prayer for what we know for certain ~ 311 3, 21 | that anyone should ask in prayer for what he knows will not ~ 312 3, 21 | He should ask anything in prayer.~Aquin.: SMT TP Q[21] A[ 313 3, 21 | Fide Orth. iii, 24) that "prayer is ~the raising up of the 314 3, 21 | the whole night in ~the prayer of God."~Aquin.: SMT TP 315 3, 21 | the SS, Q[83], AA[1],2, prayer is the ~unfolding of our 316 3, 21 | i.e. ~the words of the prayer) "that they may believe 317 3, 21 | Trin. x): "He did not need prayer. It was for us He ~prayed, 318 3, 21 | to give us an example ~of prayer; hence Ambrose says (on 319 3, 21 | be brought about by His prayer; and for these He not ~unbecomingly 320 3, 21 | Para. 1/1~OBJ 2: Further, prayer would seem to pertain to 321 3, 21 | than ~to mount to Him in prayer. But the sensuality was 322 3, 21 | could it mount to God by prayer.~Aquin.: SMT TP Q[21] A[ 323 3, 21 | in two ~ways. First as if prayer itself were an act of the 324 3, 21 | God, which is required for prayer; secondly, because prayer ~ 325 3, 21 | prayer; secondly, because prayer ~implies a certain ordering 326 3, 21 | work of reason alone. Hence prayer is ~an act of the reason, 327 3, 21 | the sensuality when our ~prayer lays before God what is 328 3, 21 | sensuality inasmuch as His prayer expressed ~the desire of 329 3, 21 | nature; but the uplifting of ~prayer is by an act which pertains 330 3, 21 | because, as was ~said (A[1]), prayer is an unfolding of our will 331 3, 21 | Father, He besought Him in prayer ~for those gifts still due 332 3, 21 | benefits received, and ask in prayer for those we ~have not as 333 3, 21 | Hilary is speaking of vocal prayer, which was not necessary ~ 334 3, 21 | Christ has the force of a prayer with the Father: wherefore 335 3, 21 | justification." Consequently the prayer which He ~offered for Himself 336 3, 21 | Para. 1/1~Whether Christ's prayer was always heard?~Aquin.: 337 3, 21 | would seem that Christ's prayer was not always heard. For 338 3, 21 | it seems ~that not every prayer of His was heard.~Aquin.: 339 3, 21 | it seems ~that not every prayer of His was heard.~Aquin.: 340 3, 21 | this. Therefore not every prayer of His was heard.~Aquin.: 341 3, 21 | wilt not hear." Not every prayer of His, therefore, ~was 342 3, 21 | As stated above (A[1]), prayer is a certain manifestation ~ 343 3, 21 | consequently ~His every prayer was fulfilled. For in this 344 3, 21 | Para. 1/5~Reply OBJ 1: This prayer for the passing of the chalice 345 3, 21 | might not withhold Him, His prayer was entirely fulfilled. ~ 346 3, 22 | 1:23: "The ~priests made prayer while the sacrifice was 347 3, 22 | 1~Reply OBJ 1: Although prayer is befitting to priests, 348 3, 22 | And so we may say that the prayer by which Christ prayed ~ 349 3, 22 | so that it seems that the prayer which Christ offered pertained 350 3, 36 | which signifies ~fervor in prayer, if our constant prayers 351 3, 37 | signifies the tears of prayer; whereas ~the pigeon, being 352 3, 39 | baptism stand in need of prayer. Or else, that we ~may be 353 3, 39 | believers is in virtue of the prayer of Christ. Hence it is ~ 354 3, 40 | it was for the ~sake of prayer; thus it is written (Lk. 355 3, 40 | the whole ~night in the prayer of God." On this Ambrose 356 3, 43 | with authority, now with prayer . . . in the lesser things, 357 3, 50 | with reference to ~the prayer He had made: "Father, if 358 3, 64 | is not impetrated ~by the prayer of the Church or of the 359 3, 64 | Who hears the minister's prayer.~Aquin.: SMT TP Q[64] A[ 360 3, 65 | are from the ~apocryphal Prayer of Manasses, which, before 361 3, 66 | proceeds at once to offer up a prayer that the neophyte may have 362 3, 72 | persevering . . . in prayer" (Acts 1:13,14); ~whereas 363 3, 78 | praise is rendered to God, prayer is put up ~for the people, 364 3, 79 | Para. 1/1~On the contrary, Prayer is made for many others 365 3, 79 | the Canon of the Mass no prayer is made for ~them who are 366 3, 80 | both the Postcommunion ~prayer of thanksgiving is said 367 3, 82 | Eucharist is ~consecrated by a prayer rather than by a good life; 368 3, 82 | and that only the ~solemn prayer is requisite, and not the 369 3, 82 | a ~blasphemy, and not a prayer; whereas, inasmuch as it 370 3, 82 | Body Para. 2/2~Again, the prayer put up in the mass can be 371 3, 82 | respect, ~inasmuch as the prayer is said by the priest in 372 3, 82 | Hence, in this respect the prayer even of the sinful ~priest 373 3, 82 | from hearing the law, his prayer shall be an abomination."~ 374 3, 83 | sacraments there ~is no common prayer put up for the salvation 375 3, 83 | Ecclus. 18:23): "Before ~prayer prepare thy soul," therefore 376 3, 83 | fourth part contains the prayer which the priest makes for 377 3, 83 | offerers, ~and the priest's prayer asking for the people's 378 3, 83 | then he makes the following prayer: "O Lord God . . . keep . . . 379 3, 83 | Communion; first, by the common prayer of the ~congregation, which 380 3, 83 | congregation, which is the Lord's Prayer, in which we ask for our 381 3, 83 | us; and also by private prayer, which the priest puts ~ 382 3, 83 | priest returning thanks by ~prayer, as Christ, at the close 383 3, 83 | in Jn. 11:41, and in the ~prayer which He made for the disciples ( 384 3, 83 | there; but he offers this prayer for Christ's ~mystical body, 385 3, 83 | Sixthly, Christ's threefold prayer upon the cross is represented; 386 3, 83 | to ~point out that his prayer is directed to God for the 387 3, 84 | Nevertheless the ~above prayer is said before the sacramental 388 3, 84 | to be understood of the prayer that ~precedes the absolution, 389 3, 84 | sick might be healed at the prayer of ~the apostles: whereas 390 3, 84 | written (2 Paral 37 [*The prayer of Manasses, among the ~ 391 3, 84 | is written (2 Paral 37 ~[*Prayer of Manasses, among the Apocrypha. 392 3, 86 | unable to ~humble himself in prayer, although he is forced by 393 3, 86 | unable to humble himself in ~prayer," i.e. it is not easy for 394 3, 86 | when we ~say in the Lord's Prayer: "Forgive us our trespasses," 395 3, 87 | of the breast, the Lord's Prayer, and the ~like?~(4) Whether 396 3, 87 | breast, and the ~Lord's Prayer cause the remission of venial 397 3, 87 | s breast, and the Lord's Prayer ~conduce to the remission 398 3, 87 | for we ask in the Lord's Prayer: ~"Forgive us our trespasses." 399 3, 87 | sacramental anointing, a prayer said in ~a dedicated church, 400 3, 89 | compunction, or of earnest prayer, who avoid fasting or ~study, 401 Suppl, 14| repeated, ~as in the case of prayer and so forth. Interior works, 402 Suppl, 15| almsdeeds, fasting, and prayer?~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[15] A[ 403 Suppl, 15| almsdeeds, fasting, and ~prayer. For a work of satisfaction 404 Suppl, 15| satisfaction should be penal. But prayer is not ~penal, since it 405 Suppl, 15| Let him sing." Therefore prayer should ~not be reckoned 406 Suppl, 15| out by nothing, but by ~prayer and fasting: Diseases of 407 Suppl, 15| diseases ~of the mind, by prayer." Therefore no other work 408 Suppl, 15| to God, which is done by prayer.~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[15] A[ 409 Suppl, 15| concupiscence of the "eyes," and "prayer" against ~"pride of life," 410 Suppl, 15| and this is prevented by "prayer," or against our ~neighbor, 411 Suppl, 15| OBJ 1: According to some, prayer is twofold. There is the 412 Suppl, 15| is twofold. There is the prayer ~of contemplatives whose " 413 Suppl, 15| satisfaction. The other is a ~prayer which pours forth sighs 414 Suppl, 15| and better, that every prayer has the character ~of satisfaction, 415 Suppl, 15| to God becomes a kind ~of prayer, so that even one work can 416 Suppl, 19| 1/1~OBJ 4: Further, the prayer of a wicked priest cannot 417 Suppl, 19| Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 4: The prayer which the wicked priest 418 Suppl, 19| both ways the ~priest's prayer should profit those who 419 Suppl, 21| private ~individual may say a prayer with the intention of offering 420 Suppl, 24| the others, unless at ~his prayer they all confirm his absolution, 421 Suppl, 29| force of this sacrament to prayer, which is the form thereof, ~ 422 Suppl, 29| essential to the form, viz. the prayer ~of deprecation, are said 423 Suppl, 29| effect of this sacrament to prayer: "The prayer of faith," 424 Suppl, 29| sacrament to prayer: "The prayer of faith," says he ~(5:15), " 425 Suppl, 29| are committed to Him by prayer; ~thirdly, because the effect 426 Suppl, 29| results from the minister's prayer, even when all essentials 427 Suppl, 29| wont to ~say before the prayer, are not the sacramental 428 Suppl, 29| 1~Whether the foregoing prayer is a suitable form for this 429 Suppl, 29| seem that the foregoing prayer is not a suitable form ~ 430 Suppl, 29| which end James directs the prayer of faith to be made (James ~ 431 Suppl, 29| made (James ~5:15): "The prayer of faith shall save the 432 Suppl, 29| 1/1~I answer that, The prayer given above (A[8]) is a 433 Suppl, 29| ascribes this ~effect to the prayer which is the form of this 434 Suppl, 30| the anointing, but of the prayer, for he says: "The prayer 435 Suppl, 30| prayer, for he says: "The prayer of faith ~shall save the 436 Suppl, 30| Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 3: This prayer is the form of this sacrament 437 Suppl, 31| derives its efficacy from prayer, as James declares (James ~ 438 Suppl, 31| James ~5:15). But a layman's prayer is sometimes as acceptable 439 Suppl, 31| Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 1: This prayer is not said by the priest 440 Suppl, 32| pronounced by ~way of a prayer. Hence it should not be 441 Suppl, 37| causes this likeness. But prayer and the ~offering of oblations 442 Suppl, 53| time devote himself to ~prayer without his wife's consent ( 443 Suppl, 56| Para. 1/1~OBJ 5: Further, prayer is no less efficacious than 444 Suppl, 56| relationship does not ~result from prayer. Therefore it does not result 445 Suppl, 61| in order to have time for prayer.~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[61] A[ 446 Suppl, 64| may give yourselves to ~prayer."~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[64] A[ 447 Suppl, 64| because they are devoted to prayer. Yet on those days ~certain 448 Suppl, 64| hours are appointed for prayer. Therefore one may ask for 449 Suppl, 64| concupiscence; for instance, prayer and many similar ~things, 450 Suppl, 64| to keep oneself fit for prayer.~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[64] A[ 451 Suppl, 71| heaven?~(9) Whether the prayer of the Church, the Sacrament 452 Suppl, 71| merit; secondly, by way of prayer: the difference being that 453 Suppl, 71| relies on justice, and prayer on mercy; since he who prays 454 Suppl, 71| worthy of reward. By way of prayer, however, the work of ~one 455 Suppl, 71| since the impetration of prayer depends on the ~liberality 456 Suppl, 71| another, not only by way of prayer but even by way of merit: 457 Suppl, 71| Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 1: The prayer offered by a sinner is sometimes 458 Suppl, 71| 2: Although the sinner's prayer is not acceptable in so 459 Suppl, 71| whose command he offers the prayer.~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[71] A[ 460 Suppl, 71| written (Ps. 34:13): "My prayer shall be turned ~into my 461 Suppl, 71| be forgiven, because his prayer for them would not ~be heard." 462 Suppl, 71| relief of the poor and their prayer to God for the deceased. ~ 463 Suppl, 71| penal than almsgiving or ~prayer. Therefore fasting profits 464 Suppl, 71| dead the ~chief suffrage is prayer, because prayer by its very 465 Suppl, 71| suffrage is prayer, because prayer by its very nature implies ~ 466 Suppl, 71| pro Mort. xviii), namely "prayer" and ~"sacrifice." As regards 467 Suppl, 71| Therefore if the one same prayer be said for many, each ~ 468 Suppl, 71| person would if that ~same prayer were said for him alone.~ 469 Suppl, 71| have appointed a Mass and prayer to be said for one person 470 Suppl, 71| others chiefly, but that the prayer offered for them ~in particular 471 Suppl, 71| 3 Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 3: Prayer may be considered both on 472 Suppl, 71| absolve one, nevertheless the prayer of one who ~prays thus is 473 Suppl, 72| ARTICLES)~We must now consider prayer with regard to the saints 474 Suppl, 72| searcher of hearts. Now prayer is ~seated chiefly in the 475 Suppl, 72| only ~because we know their prayer to be acceptable to God. 476 Suppl, 72| man is, the more is his prayer acceptable to God. ~Therefore 477 Suppl, 72| we beseech ~Him in humble prayer." Therefore when we wish 478 Suppl, 72| greater, and the effect of prayer depends very ~much on one' 479 Suppl, 72| 3 Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 3: Prayer is an act, and acts belong 480 Suppl, 72| yet the fulfillment of his prayer was hindered. Therefore ~ 481 Suppl, 72| whosoever obtains something by prayer merits it in a ~sense. But 482 Suppl, 72| prophet of ~God": and that his prayer was granted is clear from 483 Suppl, 72| when ~we are dead no one's prayer for another will be heard": 484 Suppl, 72| ways. First, by ~"express" prayer, when by their prayers they 485 Suppl, 72| secondly, by "interpretive" prayer, namely by ~their merits 486 Suppl, 72| Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 1: This prayer of the martyrs is merely 487 Suppl, 72| 2/2~Or we may reply that prayer is meritorious on one count, 488 Suppl, 72| while the impetration of a prayer depends on the liberality 489 Suppl, 72| person supplicated. Hence prayer sometimes, through the liberality 490 Suppl, 72| aught else. Nor is their ~prayer fruitless, since as Augustine 491 Suppl, 75| petitions of the Lord's prayer refer to the present life: 492 Suppl, 75| life. Now the Church's ~prayer cannot be void and not granted: " 493 Suppl, 75| the fruit of the ~Lord's prayer, unless all were born debtors 494 Suppl, 96| time for conversion, no prayer ~will be offered for them,


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