The sincere, humble prayer of the true worshiper ascends to heaven, and Jesus mingles with our lowly petitions the holy incense of His own merit. Through His righteousness we are accepted. Christ makes our prayers wholly efficacious through the savor of His righteousness.
In these days of peril we need men who will wrestle with God as did Jacob and who, like Jacob, will prevail. Thank God that the world's Redeemer promised that if He went away He would send the Holy Spirit as His representative.
Let us pray and grasp the rich promises of God, and then praise God that in proportion to our earnest, humble supplications the Holy Spirit will be appointed to meet our needs.
If we seek God with all our heart we shall find Him, and obtain the fulfillment of the promise.
An earnest prayer offered from a contrite heart by one who desires to do the Master's will is of more value in God's sight than is eloquence of speech.
In order to be a Christian it is not necessary to have great talents. You may have no voice in legislative councils; you may not deliberate in senates or vote in parliaments, yet you have direct access at any time to the Creator-God of the universe.
The weakest child of God may exert an influence in harmony with the councils of heaven.
God hears every prayer that is offered with the incense of faith.
The King of kings bends low to listen to the prayer coming from a humble, contrite heart.
The effectual fervent prayer… James 5:16
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