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Sermonette: Jesus prays

Recently, I was studying Jesus’ use of prayer and I came across a very intriguing verse that I’ve probably read a million times, but never noticed before: Luke 6:12.

“One of those days Jesus went out to a mountainside to pray, and spent the night praying to God.” (NIV)

Now what makes this verse significant to me is the context. Luke is perfectly clear that the very morning after Jesus’ marathon pr...