The Sin of Prayerlessness, Part 51 (The Prayer Motivator Devotional #520)

Our prayer motivator verse from the Word of God today is Matthew 7:7 which reads: "Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you."

My personal encouragement today is this: Families are in need of a great amount of intercession. Even if your marriage and family seem strong right now, seek out those families in your community who are on the rocks and make it your mission to pray for them daily.

Our prayer motivator quote today is from C.H. Spurgeon. He said: "If a church is to be what it ought to be for the purposes of God, we must train it in the holy art of prayer. Churches without prayer-meetings are grievously common. Even if there were only one such, it would be one to weep over. In many churches the prayer-meeting is only the skeleton of a gathering: the form is kept up, but the people do not come. There is no interest, no power, in connection with the meeting. Oh, my brothers, let it not be so with you! Do train the people to continually meet together for prayer. Rouse them to incessant supplication... Everything will hinge upon the power of prayer in the church."

Our prayer motivator devotional today is part 51 of our series titled "THE SIN OF PRAYERLESSNESS" from Dr. John R. Rice.

Sometimes Bible characters kneeled in prayer. Peter, called to pray by the side of the dead Dorcas, put them all forth and kneeled down and prayed...

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