New Question from Chapter 1

Posted by Jeffrey Pinyan at 9:50 AM

This is a new question in the second edition of Praying the Mass: The Prayers of the People, from Chapter 1, "Preparing for Prayer".

4)      Explain:  After fasting in the desert for forty days, Jesus quoted Deuteronomy 8:3 to rebuke Satan, saying “Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.” (Matt. 4:4)  Why is so much importance given to the Bible in the formation of a healthy prayer life?