We conclude our year long series on the corporal and spiritual works of mercy. We dedicate this post to praying for the living and the dead. Why is it so important to pray for others, especially the dead, given that they have already received their particular judgment at the time of their passing? Here’s the skinny on the answer, coming directly from Jesus:
“I say to you, if two or three of you agree on earth about anything for which they are to pray, it shall be granted to them by my heavenly Father” (Matt 18:19).
Prayer is a powerful tool, used to communicate with God. When we use our prayer time to pray for others, both the living and Continue reading