The Power of Prayer
“And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint; Saying, There was in a city a judge, which feared not God, neither regarded man: And there was a widow in that city; and she came unto him, saying, Avenge me of mine adversary. And he would not for a while: but afterward he said within himself, Though I fear not God, nor regard man; Yet because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me. And the Lord said, Hear what the unjust judge saith. And shall not God avenge his own elect, which cry day and night unto him, though he bear long with them? I tell you that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?” (Luke 18:1-8)
Today’s Morsel: Why is there power in prayer? Jesus said it helps prevent you from quitting and giving up. Solomon said that if we faint in the day of adversity our strength is small (Proverbs 24:10). Prayer allows us to maintain our focus on Christ who is the source of all power. Therefore, the more we pray, the less likely we are to quit and give up.
Sing: Are you weary, are you heavy-hearted? Tell it to Jesus, tell it to Jesus. Are you grieving over joys departed? Tell it to Jesus alone.
Tell it to Jesus, tell it to Jesus; He is a friend that’s well known. You have no other such a friend or brother; tell it to Jesus alone.
Thought For Today: PUSH…Pray Until Something Happens