Category: Blog, News and Events Post Date: October 2, 2023

Does Prayer Lead to Obedience? | Deuteronomy 6:4-5 | N.T. Wright Online

Prof. Wright contends that the Shema, in Deuteronomy 6:4-5, is a prayer of public loyalty. What does it mean to ‘hear and obey’? And how can we allow this to become transformative in our own lives? Discover why this prayer was so important to the life of ancient Israel and continues to be so today.

What prayers sustain you in your loving devotion to God? Tell us in the comments.


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