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Is it allowable to use candles in connection with prayer?



    
    

Clarify Share Report Asked July 01 2013 Mini Anonymous (via GotQuestions)

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
There is no biblical reason why we can't light candles while we pray or while we do anything else, for that matter. Candles are inanimate objects. They have no power, no strength, and no mystical o...

July 01 2013 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Mini Terrie Ensley Christ-centered counselor, licensed clinical social worker
It's permissible but not necessary. We should take caution not to become dependent upon any ritual to the point where it's difficult or impossible to act without it. In this case, the ritual is the candle and the action is prayer.

April 13 2015 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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