Torrey notes that Jesus prayed early in the morning as well as all night, that he prayed both before and after the great events of his life, and that he prayed “when life was unusually busy”.
Sext or Midday Prayer (Sixth Hour = approximately 12 noon) None or Mid-Afternoon Prayer (Ninth Hour = approximately 3 p.m.) Vespers or Evening Prayer (“at the lighting of the lamps”, about 6 p.m.) Compline or Night Prayer (before retiring, about 7 p.m.)
480 – c. 547) distinguishes between the seven daytime canonical hours of lauds (dawn), prime (sunrise), terce (mid-morning), sext (midday), none (mid-afternoon), vespers (sunset), compline (retiring) and the one nighttime canonical hour of night watch.
This is the period to pray for God’s provision to be released (Luke 11:5-13; Acts 16:3). It is also time for miracles and for applying the Blood of Jesus. Often, we are awakened during this time with dreams God has given to us.
Part 4: Farewell prayer John 17:1–26 is generally known as the Farewell Prayer or the High Priestly Prayer, given that it is an intercession for the coming Church. It is by far the longest prayer of Jesus in any of the gospels.
The most widely accepted form of the prayer is “ Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God , have mercy on me.” It reflects the biblical idea that the name of God is sacred and that its invocation implies a direct meeting with the divine.
Clarke’s Psalms 55:17 Bible Commentary The rabbins say , Men should pray three times each day , because the day changes three times .
Nones (/ˈnoʊnz/), also known as None (Latin: Nona, “Ninth”), the Ninth Hour , or the Midafternoon Prayer , is a fixed time of prayer of the Divine Office of almost all the traditional Christian liturgies. It consists mainly of psalms and is said around 3 pm, about the ninth hour after dawn.
Jews are supposed to pray three times a day; morning, afternoon, and evening. The Jewish prayer book (it’s called a siddur) has special services set down for this. Praying regularly enables a person to get better at building their relationship with God.
Daniel’s custom was to pray three times a day, at least during the one period of his life when we are told about it. That may have been a lifetime practice, or it may have changed with his age or the events of the time.
Mass and the worship of God formed the heart of a monk’s life. Communal prayers averaged about five hours per day, while private prayer and contemplation could take up to four further hours.
From the time of the early Church, the practice of seven fixed prayer times have been taught; in Apostolic Tradition, Hippolytus instructed Christians to pray seven times a day “on rising, at the lighting of the evening lamp, at bedtime, at midnight” and “the third, sixth and ninth hours of the day , being hours
It is believed that Jesus was crucified at 3pm (which in turn is now known as the most “godly” hour ) and exactly 12 hours later that is at 3am , the demonic activities set in.
The witching hour is when our children seem to be so upset and overstimulated. For babies, this can mean that they are overly fussy and it’s harder to soothe them. For older children, they might throw more tantrums, be cranky and harder to please.
Biblical references to the number 3: Jesus died at 3 p.m. during an eclipse (as the Bible notes it turned dark at 3 in the afternoon), and the inverse of that would be 3 am, making it an hour of demonic activity, according to folklore; 3 is the number for the Trinity (father, son, and holy spirit); Jesus was in the