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Jesus prays alone
Jesus rose early in the morning to pray. When the crowds found him, he said he was going to preach in other towns.
Dictionaries
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Jesus Prayer
Jesus Prayer. The prayer ‘Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy upon me’ (sometimes ‘a sinner’ is added at the end, or the prayer may be said in the plural, ‘us’ instead of ‘me’). The continual repetition of this prayer is specially recommended in Byzantine *Hesychasm, and its recitation is sometimes
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
PRAYERS OF JESUS
PRAYERS OF JESUS<prarz>:In the history and doctrine of prayer, nothing is more important than the light shed upon the subject by the prayers of Jesus. These are to be studied in connection with His teaching concerning prayer found in the model of the Lord’s Prayer, and general statements and hints
Key passages
Mk 1:35–38

And getting up early in the morning while it was very dark, he departed and went to a deserted place, and there he was praying. And Simon and those who were with him searched diligently for him. And they found him and said to him, “Everyone is looking for you!” …

Lk 4:42–43

And when it was day, he departed and went to an isolated place. And the crowds were seeking him, and came to him and were trying to prevent him from departing from them. But he said to them, “It is necessary for me to proclaim the good news of the kingdom of God to the other towns also, because …

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