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“Jesus taught that perseverance is the essential element of prayer. Men must be in earnest when they kneel at God’s footstool. Too often we get faint-hearted and quit praying at the point where we ought to begin. We let go at the very point where we should hold on strongest. Our prayers are weak because they are not impassioned by an unfailing and resistless will.”
“Have you noticed how much praying for revival has been going on of late – and how little revival has resulted? I believe the problem is that we have been trying to substitute praying for obeying, and it simply will not work.”
“Our prayers lay the track down which God’s power can come. Like a mighty locomotive, his power is irresistible, but it cannot reach us without rails.”
“The most important thing a born again Christian can do is to pray.”
“I would rather teach one man to pray than ten men to preach.”
“The equipment for the inner life is simple, if not always easily secured. It consists particularly of a…
- a quiet place
- a quiet hour
- and a quiet heart”
~ D.M. M’Intyre, The Hidden Life of Prayer, 30.
“Praying in faith is not denying that you have problems, but believing that God is BIGGER than your problems.”
“The Divine Wisdom has given us prayer, not as a means whereby to obtain the good things of earth, but as a means whereby we learn to do without them; not as a means whereby we escape evil, but as a means whereby we become strong to meet it.”