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Statistics on Who We Are Likely to Pray For

A poll conducted by LifeWay Research found that many of us are very picky about who we will pray for. For instance, the poll revealed that we typically pray for …

  • Family and friends 82 percent of the time
  • Our own problems and difficulties 74 percent of the time
  • Our enemies 37 percent of the time
  • Government leaders 12 percent of the time.

Strangely enough, 36 percent of survey participants said they typically pray for financial prosperity, 21 pray to win the lottery, and 13 percent typically pray for their favorite sports team to win.

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