I have been convicted of late that, by God’s grace, I need to earnestly and joyfully pray more. My good friend David Freeman, who is the Pastor of Newtown Baptist Church, read me this quote from Leonard Ravenhill on prayer which convicted me to my core!

“No man is greater than his prayer life. The pastor who is not praying is playing; the people who are not praying are straying. We have many organizers, but few agonizers; many players and payers, few pray-ers; many singers, few clingers; lots of pastors, few wrestlers; many fears, few tears; much fashion, little passion; many interferers, few intercessors; many writers, but few fighters. Failing here, we fail everywhere.” Leonard Ravenhill

May we all be people who find it a joy to pray to our heavenly father who loves to hear his people pray. Matthew 7:7-11

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