Looking for a way to dress up that lone package of ground beef? General Mills offers individuals a quick and easy way to present that ground beef in a more tasty manner. Wikipedia states that the contents of the box are combined with browned hamburger meat, water, and milk (something the cook has to have on a hand already) to create a complete dish.
In the same way, God has given the believer a prayer helper—the Spirit. When we combine the Spirit with our weaknesses and willingness to pray, we have a prayer that is complete and free of selfish ambition and manipulation. The Spirit knows the mind and heart of the Father and only prays according to His perfect will.
In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans. Romans 8:26 NIV
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