Our prayers almost always include gratitude, but often these expressions are memorized sentiments that originate in the mind rather than in the heart. We do not often "sing praises" to the Lord out of a fullness of joy and gratitude. We do not often seek an audience with our Father in Heaven just to say "Thanks."
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