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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #550 on: January 18, 2021, 01:00:25 AM »
Therefore, a Gentile needs to serve God in his thought and emotions, to motivate himself often to love and fear God. How does one serve God? By arousing his will to focus his mind and heart, to direct his thoughts and opinions so that his actions will be in accordance with the will of his Creator. This will bring pleasure and satisfaction to God (the Divine Code by Rabbi Moshe Weiner, Ask Noah International, 2018, p 80).

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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #551 on: January 24, 2021, 02:34:59 PM »
Included in the obligation to believe in and recognize the Creator of the universe is the trust that a person must place in God. With this trust, a person must have faith that God is surely concerned about him, and about all of His other creations, and that everything God does is for the ultimate good of the person, since God is the ultimate good. One aspect of this trust is that each of God's commandments will in truth be for the good of the person who is so commanded, and for the good of the entire world (the Divine Code by Rabbi Moshe Weiner, Ask Noah International, 2018, p 80).

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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #552 on: January 27, 2021, 03:49:42 PM »
The main part of this service of the heart and mind is prayer.112 Therefore one should always pray before God, to make requests to Him for all of his needs, and he should thank and praise Him always according to his ability. Another goal of this prayer and contemplation is to bring the person to know that there is nothing worthy of complete trust except the One God, Who is King of the universe.

112 Based on Rambam, Laws of Prayer 1:1. See Kol Bo'ai HaOlam, p. 45 (the Divine Code by Rabbi Moshe Weiner, Ask Noah International, 2018, p 80).

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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #553 on: February 05, 2021, 09:41:25 AM »
Prayer, blessings and praise to God, even though they are not strictly required for Gentiles because they were not commanded explicitly in the Noahide Code to observe these things, are nevertheless an intellectual obligation, as explained in Chapter 3 (the Divine Code by Rabbi Moshe Weiner, Ask Noah International, 2018, p 80).

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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #554 on: February 16, 2021, 11:48:08 AM »
When a person prays, he should clearly express his words to God with his lips in speech if possible, and not only in his thoughts113 (and this is a good deed). In a situation when a person is not able to speak for some reason, or the location is not a fitting place for prayer, he may pray in the concentration of his thought.

113 Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, Igrot Moshe Orah Hayim vol. 2, ch. 25 (the Divine Code by Rabbi Moshe Weiner, Ask Noah International, 2018, p 80).

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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #555 on: February 27, 2021, 08:28:31 PM »
If he prays to God even in his thoughts alone, he has a reward for this as well, because he is fulfilling the obligation to believe in God. But from the outset, it is obviously better for a person to vocalize the words of his prayer (at least to the level at which the person himself can hear what he is saying) (the Divine Code by Rabbi Moshe Weiner, Ask Noah International, 2018, p 80).