Discipline

Neglected Prayer – JC Ryle

Neglected Prayer – JC Ryle

I ask whether you pray, because there is no duty in religion so neglected as private prayer.

– JC Ryle –
from A Call to Prayer

Pray or Read the Bible? – Russ Scalzo

Pray or Read the Bible? – Russ Scalzo

When asked, what is more important: praying or reading the Bible? I ask, “What is more important: breathing in or breathing out?”

– Russ Scalzo –

Willing to pay the cost? – AW Tozer

Willing to pay the cost? – AW Tozer

Christ has paid the full price for our redemption, but our walk with God on a daily basis will cost us much. Are we willing, cheerfully, to pay the cost?

– AW Tozer –
from A Man of God

Regardless of how you feel – Charles Spurgeon

Regardless of how you feel – Charles Spurgeon

If we never do any work for Christ except when we feel up to the mark, we shall not do much. If we feel that we will not pray because we cannot pray, we shall never pray.

– Charles Spurgeon –
from The Soul Winner

Don’t be lazy in prayer – Martin Luther

Don’t be lazy in prayer – Martin Luther

We must be careful not to break the habit of true prayer and … become lax and lazy, cool and listless toward prayer. The devil who besets us is not lazy or careless, and our flesh is too ready and eager to sin and is disinclined to the spirit of prayer.

– Martin Luther –
from A Simple Way to Pray

The Habit of True Prayer – Martin Luther

The Habit of True Prayer – Martin Luther

We must be careful not to break the habit of true prayer and … become lax and lazy, cool and listless toward prayer. The devil who besets us is not lazy or careless, and our flesh is too ready and eager to sin and is disinclined to the spirit of prayer.

– Martin Luther –
from A Simple Way to Pray