Andrew Murray on Answered Prayer

I missed my attempt to have “sundays with andrew murray post – so here is the quote for today:

In connection with this there is another truth that has come to me with wonderful clearness as I studied the teaching of Jesus on prayer. It is this: that the Father waits to hear every prayer of faith, to give us whatsoever we will, and whatsoever we ask in Jesus’ name. We have become so accustomed to limit the wonderful love and the large promises of our God, that we cannot read the simplest and clearest statements of our Lord without the qualifying clauses by which we guard and expound them. If there is one thing I think the Church needs to learn, it is that God means prayer to have an answer, and that it hath not entered into the heart of man to conceive what God will do for His child who gives himself to believe that his prayer will be heard.  God hears prayer; this is a truth universally admitted, but which very few understand the meaning. or experience the power.  If what I have written stir my reader to go to the Master’s words and take His wonderous promises simply and literally as they stand, my object has been attained.

With Christ in the School of Prayer, Kindle Edition

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