Category Archives: prayer

Prayer-Disappointments

  “The Noria in the garden has taught a prayer-lesson today.  At the very first turn of the wheel that works it, a cupful of the clear cold water deep down is dipped up – but it does not reach … Continue reading

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Praying Scriptures

“I have been praying the Lord’s Prayer with special intention for Ali.  It is such a wonderful vehicle for intercession if one puts it in the third person instead of in the first: ‘That the Father’s name may be hallowed … Continue reading

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Vibrations

Each prayer-beat down here vibrates up to the very throne of God, and does its work through that throne on the principalities and powers around us. . .   We can never tell which prayer will liberate the answer, but … Continue reading

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Fire Upwards!

“A story of the wars of the first Napoleon has often come back to me.  He was trying in a winter campaign, to cut off the march of the enemy across a frozen lake.  The gunners were told to fire … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage of Prayer

“The days have seen the completing of another of the longings that have been brooding with its stress on the need of making Mission Houses to be houses of prayer, not just centers of activity.  The longing had shaped itself … Continue reading

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Atmosphere of God’s Revealing

“Obedience is the atmosphere of God’s revealing.” There is a catchy little chorus with a disarming message:  “God loves me just the way I am today, but much too much to let me stay that way.”  I rest in the … Continue reading

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Why Pray?

“It has come these days with a new light and power, that the first thing we have to see to, as we draw nearer to God day by day, is that ‘our fellowship is with the Father and with His … Continue reading

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