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Vain repetition

J. F. Sheahan

Vain repetition

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Published by The Cathedral library association in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Versions, Catholic vs. Protestant,
  • Bible,
  • Prayer

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS470 .S5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination93 p.
    Number of Pages93
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25578803M
    LC Control Number06021161

    I guess the corresponding question would be, “How is the Lord’s Prayer not vain repetition?” Repetition is not a problem. The entire book of Psalms is prayer we can say over and over again. The operative word here is “vain.” What is “vain repetiti. That book of the Bible contains no less than pre-written, formulaic prayers! Yet I have never heard anyone say that praying the Psalms verbatum is "vain repetition", or that we must put them "into our own words" or use them as general "outlines" for personal prayer. President Hinckley taught that "repetition is a law of learning (Hinckley, )," yet looking up repetition in the scriptures, you will find that repetition is almost always associated with a warning against "vain repetition.". “Just take a look at Psalm the song says ‘His love endures forever’ twenty-five times. Talk about vain repetition!” Earle wrote, adding that he was also uncomfortable with the Psalms’ obsession with God’s love rather than focusing on His wrath and anger.


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form of prayer to be used in all churches and chapels throughout those parts of the United Kingdom called England and Ireland, on Wednesday the twenty-sixth day of April 1854

form of prayer to be used in all churches and chapels throughout those parts of the United Kingdom called England and Ireland, on Wednesday the twenty-sixth day of April 1854

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Repetitive means to repeat over and over, continuously or constantly. 1 Thessalonians says to “Pray continually,” but Matthew says to "do not keep on babbling" and "use not vain repetitions." The “vain repetition” Jesus was referring to was faithless : Danielle Bernock.

“Use not vain repetitions” is the King James translation of Matthew Other translations say, “Do not use meaningless repetition” (NASB), “Do not heap up empty phrases” (ESV), or “Do not keep on babbling” (NIV).

As Jesus points out, the use of repetitious words or formulaic phrases is a “heathen” or “pagan” practice. ‎"When you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do," said Jesus to His disciples in Matthew This is given as a command by our Lord but there is much confusion over what He meant by "empty phrases" or "vain repetitions." The attempt of this brief study is to look at the t.

That is not a "vain repetition;" and in the great crisis of His human life our Lord Himself prayed thrice "using the same words" (Matthew ). How far our use of the Lord's Prayer, or of the Kyrie Eleison of our Litanies, is open to the charge of "vain repetition" is another question.

Book: Gospel of Matthew: Christian Bible part: New Testament: Matthew is the seventh verse of the sixth chapter of the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament and is part of the Sermon on the verse continues the discussion on the proper procedure for praying.

Vain repetition book. In the King James Version of the Bible the text reads. But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the Book: Gospel of Matthew. Matthew King James Version (KJV). 7 But Vain repetition book ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.

The Greek word translated as “empty phrases” is variously rendered as “vain repetitions” or “babbling.” It refers to the use of the same words over and over or a nonsensical, idle babbling.

To “pray” by simply repeating a word or Vain repetition book over and Vain repetition book is unbiblical. Prayer is not a magical formula, an incantation, or the.

7But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking. 8 Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him. 9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.

10 Thy kingdom. " Now, vain repetition there cannot mean just repeating. It's VAIN repeating. Vain repetition. And I'll show you in a minute, from the model prayer, that it can't mean just repeating, because one of the greatest prayers in the Bible is repetition throughout.

But if we do fall prey to “vain repetition” in prayer, it will not be because we are “saying the same words” over and over in prayer as our Lord did in Mark It will be because we are not praying from the heart and truly entering into the great devotions Holy Mother.

Wesley's Notes for Matthew Use not vain repetitions - To repeat any words without meaning them, is certainly a vain repetition.

Therefore we should be extremely careful in all our prayers to mean what we say; and to say only what we mean from the bottom of our hearts. Vain repetition in the manner of the heathen is forbidden, but not useful repetition, which is not in the manner of heathen.

Biblical examples of such useless words would be the repetitions used in Baal worship (I Kings ) or in pagan cults (Acts ). Anytime is appropriate. Nevertheless, the principle of balance holds true as well.

Thanksgiving would be just vain repetition if we thoughtlessly repeated our thankfulness all day. Conversely, ingratitude is a deadly but common sin. Human beings tend to neglect giving God proper gratitude more than being excessively thankful (Romans ).

Right after God said do not use vain repetitions as the heathen do, He went on to give a model prayer, or as we know it, Our Lord’s Prayer, which all of us have prayed at one time or another in church.

(This is a study in itself.) So He tells us how not to pray, the negative (vain repetitions), then He goes on to give the positive, how to pray. In Revelation 4, we’re given a glimpse into the heavenly throne room.

There, we see the four living creatures, in all their terrible beauty, falling before God and singing over and over one single song: “Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord God Almighty, who was and is and is to come!” (Revelation ). It’s not vain repetition.

Where is the line between persisting in prayer and vain repetition. Jesus warns us in Matthew 5 not to pray with vain repetitions of many words. God wants us to pray intelligently. Now Elijah knelt down seven times and plead with God to send rain.

Parents ought to pray for their children every day. It is not repetitive if it is from your heart. Gospel readers often understand the warnings against &#;meaningless repetitions&#; as an indictment against the liturgical prayers of the synagogue and Temple.

Liturgical prayer, by definition, contains patterns of repetition in which the same prayers recur. Critics of the synagogue often think of Jewish prayers as the vain repetitions that Yeshua warned His us to avoid.

Matthew When ye pray, use not vain repetitions — A multiplicity of words without meaning, or uttered without seriousness, reverence for God, sincerity, or faith. The original word, βαττολογησητε, is derived from βαττος, a stutterer, or foolish talker, and λογος, speech.

The former word was the name of a certain prince of the Cyrenæans, who was a stammerer, and. Read "Vain Repetitions An Examination of Jesus' Teaching about Empty Phrases in Prayer" by F. Wayne Mac Leod available from Rakuten Kobo.

"When you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do," said Jesus to His disciples in Matthew This is gi Brand: Light To My Path Book Distribution. Bible Book List × Access the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible notes when you upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus.

Matthew KJ But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions as the heathen do, for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking. ASV. Repetition (Danish: Gentagelsen) is an book by Søren Kierkegaard and published under the pseudonym Constantin Constantius to mirror its titular theme.

Constantin investigates whether repetition is possible, and the book includes his experiments and his relation to a nameless patient known only as the Young Man. The Young Man has fallen in love with a girl, proposed marriage, the.

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Vain repetition Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. The rosary is pretty much vain repetition from every angle I’ve ever experienced it at, as well as unbiblical in it’s roots. There is one mediator between God and man, and that is Jesus. Not the saints or Mary – HE hears our prayers and certainly doesn’t need any help from anyone else.

Protestants sometimes charge Catholics with “vain repetition” in praying the Rosary. This is a reference to Matthewwhere Jesus instructs, “When you pray to not babble with vain. The rosary is a popular Catholic devotion that the Catechism endorses as a “form of piety” that expresses the “religious sense of the Christian people” ().

But for many Protestants, the rosary, with its repetition of the Hail Mary prayer, contradicts Jesus’ command to “Use no vain repetitions as the heathens do” (Matt. ; KJV). one of the techniques that I want to address right now, and I want to get your response to it, it’s called, “The Jesus Prayer.”It involves a continuation recitation of a prayer to Jesus such as—and this is a classic in this technique:“Lord Jesus Christ have mercy on me.”Well, on the one hand you would say, well, there.

Vain Repetitions (Classic Reprint) Paperback – Janu by John Henry Newman (Author) › Visit Amazon's John Henry Newman Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. John Author: John Henry Newman.

I answered a question on which focused on Christian prayer in light of Matthew But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.(KJV) And in praying do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do; for they think that they will be heard for their many words.

"vain" AND "repetitions" primary search results are listed below along with dictionary aides, FAQs, and Lexiconc. Protestants sometimes charge Catholics with "vain repetition" in praying the rosary.

This is a reference to Matthew where Jesus instructs, "When you pray to not babble with vain receptions as the pagans do." Sure, when we pray the rosary there is a lot of repetition. The. Certainly, rote prayers do not count as vain repetitions, as you stated.

We use rote prayers when blessing the sacrament, performing baptisms, and other temple ordinances. So a rote prayer is not necessarily a "vain repetition". However, I would not particularly consider the prayers of the pagans to be "vain repetitions" either. Matthew | View whole chapter | See verse in context But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.

Matthew | View whole chapter | See verse in context But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men. Mark | View whole chapter | See verse in context.

But when you pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking. – Matthew Thoughts on Today’s Bible Verse: Prayer is one of the ways in which every Christian get close to God, it is a means by which we obtain the work of the Holy Spirit.

“Vain Repetition”: Jesus Shows What it’s Not (Did Jesus Condemn All Formal and/or Repetitious Prayers: Like the Rosary and the Mass?) [. Older translations like the KJV say “vain repetitions” but we have a problem, because it is not supported by the word choice, nor the text and it is frankly ridiculous to presume that the translators were attacking all formalized prayer because, at the time, Protestants prayed out of formalized prayer books – just as Catholics and Jews did.

This month’s “Whaddaya Say” is about the statement, “Praying the rosary is wrong. In MatthewJesus warns us against vain repetition.” This statement is made by some protestant fundamentalists. It is often used to try to persuade Catholics that some of the Church’s popular devotions go against the Bible.

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But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen, for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking. For some the repetition may be in vain and for others it may be worthwhile. What I do know is that just a couple verses after Jesus warns against vain repetition and babbling like the pagans when we pray, he teaches us the Lord’s Prayer.

Vain repetitions are not well understood. Vain repetition is defined as a proverbial stammer or stutter, i.e. to talk foolishly or tediously (from the Greek word “battologeo”). The apostle Paul said, “my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man’s wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power.”.

The most eloquent prayers are but vain repetitions if they do not express the true sentiments of the heart. But the prayer that comes from an earnest heart, when the simple wants of the soul are expressed just as we would ask an earthly friend for a favor, expecting that.

Vain Repetitions. by David J. Stewart | June [Please click HERE to HEAR Catholics use vain repetitions - MP3 Clip]“But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.” —Matthew Isn't it interesting that the only two mentions of the word “vain” in Matthew perfectly describe the Roman Catholic religion.Vain repetitions, or The Protestant meaning of batta [microform] by J.

F. (Joseph F.) Sheahan. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *. Vain repetition is repetition without any foundation in meaning or purpose.

That’s what Jesus means in the second half of Matthew when he .