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The Prayer Life of Hudson Taylor – DE Hoste

I should like to allude to a few points in the character of Mr. Hudson Taylor which impressed me personally, and which I think had something to do with the blessing that God granted to his efforts on behalf of this country (China). First his prayerfulness; he was of necessity a busy man, but he always regarded prayer itself as in reality the most needful and important part of the work.

– DE Hoste –


A mighty longing after God – AW Tozer

I want deliberately to encourage this mighty longing after God. The lack of it has brought us to our present low estate. The stiff and wooden quality about our religious lives is a result of our lack of holy desire. Complacency is a deadly foe of all spiritual growth. Acute desire must be present or there will be no manifestation of Christ to His people. He waits to be wanted. Too bad that with many of us He waits so long, so very long, in vain.

– AW Tozer –


Time for everything but prayer – Oswald Smith

Oh, how few find time for prayer! There is time for everything else—time to sleep and time to eat, time to read the newspaper and the novel, time to visit friends, time for everything else under the sun—but no time for prayer, the most important of all things, the one great essential!

– Oswald Smith –


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