September 28, 2016

O brother, pray

O brother,
pray; in spite of Satan, pray; spend hours in prayer; rather
neglect friends than not pray; rather fast, and lose breakfast,
dinner, tea, and supper–and sleep too–than not pray. And we
must not talk about prayer, we must pray in right earnest. The
Lord is near. He comes softly while the virgin slumbers. 

Andrew Bonar


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