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A Charles Spurgeon prayer for lent.

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Lord Jesus, take from us now everything that would hinder the closest communion with God. Any wish or desire that might hamper us in prayer remove, we pray you. Any memory of either sorrow or care that might hinder the fixing of our affection wholly on our God, take it away now. What have we to do with idols anymore? You have seen and observed us. You know where the difficulty lies. Help us against it, and may we now come boldly, not in the holy place alone, but in the holiest of all, where we sh … [Read more...]

How many times do you say ‘just’ when you pray?

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Charles Spurgeon said that, "True prayer is measured by weight, not by length. A single groan before God may have more fullness of prayer in it than a fine oration of great length."This is a great reminder for us. How many would say that we spend great lengths in prayer so we can 'feel' holy? Or maybe so we can accomplish some of our plans for our life, with God as the magic genie that grants us gifts. I don't think we would say that out loud, or even in a small group, but sometimes I think … [Read more...]


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