Should I use "by" or "through?" Should I use "reading" or "Word of God"

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Our hearts are purified and renewed by prayer and the Word of God.

 

Our hearts are purified and renewed through prayer and the Word of God.

 

Our hearts are purified and renewed by prayer and Bible reading.

asked Mar 17 at 04:47 Susan New member

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I would use through rather than by.  The other choice is a toss-up.  Either way, your context means exactly the same thing.

link comment answered Mar 17 at 05:03 Patty T Grammarly Fellow
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I would use through rather than by.  The other choice is a toss-up.  Either way, your context means exactly the same thing.

link comment answered Mar 17 at 05:04 Patty T Grammarly Fellow
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I would use by rather than through. We need to do the prayer in order to purify our hearts.

link comment answered Mar 17 at 14:59 Saw Boon Hoo New member

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