Prayer Series XXIV
We continue with excerpts from Reformed Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer.
Serious Reminders and Warnings about Prayer
No one except a believer can truly pray.Martin Luther
To pray without labouring is to mock God: to labour without prayer is to rob God of His glory.Robert Haldane
The heart without the tongue may pray with fruit and feeling (1 Samuel 1:10), but the tongue without the heart is nothing but vain babbling (Matthew 6:7).James Ussher
Those who neglect all prayer, and those who satisfy themselves with a form of prayer, which they utter without knowledge or affection . . . greatly sin against God.John Flavel
Bible Proof Texts: Matthew 6:7, Job 13:16, Isaiah 1:15.
Prayerless people are not genuine ChristiansJohn Charles Ryle
What is the life of a Christian but a life of prayer?David Brown