Jesus Prayer

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the Jesus Prayer

  1. (Christianity) A short formulaic prayer entreating mercy from Jesus Christ.
    • 1957, J. D. Salinger, "Zooey", in, 1961, Franny and Zooey, 1991 LB Books edition, page 111
      The old monk tells him that the one prayer acceptable to God at all times, and 'desired' by God, is the Jesus Prayer—'Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy on me.' []