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"....I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the LORD, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you. And I will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the LORD Almighty." (II Corinthians 6:16 - 18)

You may live in your parents' house where you are not able to pray, due to hidden sin. There, you cannot pray.

Your parents can bring the filthiness of the spirit into you. They may spread darkness. So come out of that darkness. God will be your father. Real life begins at the time of marriage. You want to have a home and children. When you marry in a heathen home, you will have the devil in your house. You and your wife cannot pray together. Some say that they can convert their wives to Christianity. You yourself are not converted before the marriage. It is likely your wife may convert you to heathenism. Parents think of taking their sons and daughters to a pastor and he can perform the ceremony. A pastor can bury people as well as marry them. They are just ceremonies.

In monasteries Luther learnt good discipline and good habits. He did some mistakes. Yet, he was cleansed in the Blood of Jesus. Then he became an apostle. He made great self-sacrifices. He risked his life when he condemned sin in the Church. He expected death at any moment. The whole world may be against you. Yet your spiritual courage will be unparalleled. You can say with St. Paul, "I can do all things through Him who strengthens me." When you are born again, God's aim is that you should become like one of His apostles. His aims and purposes are very great. But you are distracted and turning your attention away. The world is coming into you. Remember the saints kept the world away.