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Matthew 6:7-8

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 7 Pray, but do not babble repetitiously as the heathen do, thinking that by their many words they will be heard.[Do not be rash with your mouth, and do not let your heart be hasty to utter anything before God. For God is in heaven, and you are upon the earth; therefore let your words be few. Ecc 5:2]

 8 Do not be like them for your Father knows the things you need, even before you ask him.

Zechariah 2:13

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 13 Be silent, all flesh, before the LORD, for he is raised up out of his holy habitation.1" [When seeking the Lord, waiting in silence is showing your humble respect for him.]

Psalms 46:10

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 10 Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth. [To be still is to humbly silence your mind so that you can hear the Word of God within your heart speak to you and become aware of His presence.]

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