"Hi, I also read about that study. But the conclusion was that prayers didn't make recovery any faster. In fact, patients who were told that people were praying for them fared worse. I think it was conducted by Darwin's relative.
"Let me give my two cents worth here.
1) I think majority of Christians actually believe that prayer can lead to something good.
2) I don't feel better (or worse). I just think, every man to himself.
3) To religious people prayer is a sacred…"
"Very rightly said Wesley. It's a sign that something positive is wished for the one one is praying for. But the hidden agenda is, some people actually believe & rely on prayers expecting miracles to happen. And this hope for miracles often…"