Text: Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity. (Matthew 7:22-23)

Tweet: Self initiated prayers of self-interest prayed without Christ’s authorization are never prayers prayed “in Jesus name,” regardless of our feigned attempts to pass them off as such by wrapping them up with these well-worn words.