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AKANIMO - Fom enos prayer he prayed for long, how could he do that without making the repetitions as stated in christs prayer in matt 6:1-6.......Am assuming they would be repetitions and that was why christ had to make that teaching in matthew.

JOEL - When Enos said:

"and all the day long did I cry unto him; yea, and when the night came I did still raise my voice high that it reached the heavens." (Enos 1: 1-4), we should not consider this situation a case of vain repetition.

In Matt 6:1-7 Jesus is talking about how we should pray in secret and not use vain repetition or memorized prayers like the hippocrits do so they can put on a false show of righteousness in the eyes others. The words "vain repetition" mean unproductive repetition of the same words to elicit a feeling of self-importance(Websters).

Enos was not just repeating the same words over and over. He was pouring out his soul to God in earnest humble prayer. His praying was not unproductive nor was he doing it to improve his importance in front of anyone. He was truely pleading and communicating with God.

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