Is it acceptable to
ask great things of God in prayer?
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Yes. Jesus told us
that we may ask for whatever (lawful) things we want in prayer (for example, see
Jn. 15:7). As St. Teresa of Avila, Doctor of the Church, states...
"You pay God a
compliment by asking great things of Him."
Remember that it is
necessary to ask well, have faith, and persevere in prayer.
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