Protestant reformer Martin Luther remarked, "prayer is not overcoming God's reluctance, but laying hold of His willingness." Luther laid hold of a significant kernel of truth regarding prayer for believers. The failure concerning prayer has its locus in us, not in our gracious God. It is He, after all, who repeatedly summons us, in Scripture, to His throne. Scripture pres...Keep Reading
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