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The Reality of Prayer

By E.M. Bounds

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   1 - PRAYER-A PRIVILEGE, PRINCELY, SACRED - I am the creature of a day, passing through life as an arrow through the air. I am a spirit come from God and returning to God; just hovering over the
   2 - PRAYER-FILLS MAN'S POVERTY WITH GOD'S RICHES - For two hours I struggled on, forsaken of God, and met neither God nor man, all one chilly afternoon. When at last, standing still and looking at Schi
   3 - PRAYER-THE ALL-IMPORTANT ESSENCE OF EARTHLY WORSHIP - Where the spiritual consciousness is concerned-the department which asks the question and demands the evidence-no evidence is competent or relevant ex
   4 - GOD HAS EVERYTHING TO DO WITH PRAYER - Christ is all. We are complete in Him. He is the answer to every need, the perfect Savior. He needs no decoration to heighten His beauty, no prop to i
   5 - JESUS CHRIST, THE DIVINE TEACHER OF PRAYER - A friend of mine in his journey is come to me, and I have nothing to set before him! He knocks again. "Friend! lend me three loaves?" He waits a while
   6 - JESUS CHRIST, THE DIVINE TEACHER OF PRAYER (Continued) - Luke tells us that as Jesus was praying in a certain place, when He ceased, one of His disciples said unto Him, "Lord, teach us to pray." This discipl
   7 - JESUS CHRIST AN EXAMPLE OF PRAYER - Christ, when He saw that He must die, and that nowHis time was come, He wore His body out: He cared not, as it were, what became of Him: He wholly spe
   8 - PRAYER INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF OUR LORD - There was a great cape at the south of Africa and so many storms and so much loss of life until it was called the Cape of Death. One day in 1789a bold
   9 - PRAYER INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF OUR LORD (Continued) - Sin is so unspeakably awful in its evil that it struck down, as to death and hell, the very Son of God Himself. He had been amazed enough at sin befor
   10 - OUR LORD'S MODEL PRAYER - What satisfaction must it be to learn from God Himself with what words and in what manner, He would have us pray to Him so as not to pray in vain! We
   11 - OUR LORD'S SACERDOTAL PRAYER - Jesus closes His life with inimitable calmness, confidence and sublimity. "I have glorified Thee; I have finished the work which Thou gavest me to do.
   12 - THE GETHSEMANE PRAYER - The cup! the cup! the cup! Our Lord did not use many words: but He used His few words again and again, till this cup! and Thy will!-Thy will be done,
   13 - THE HOLY SPIRIT AND PRAYER - During the great Welsh Revival a minister was said to be very successful in winning souls by one sermon that he preached-hundreds were converted. Far
   14 - THE HOLY SPIRIT OUR HELPER IN PRAYER - We must pray in the Spirit., in the Holy Ghost, if we would pray at all. Lay this, I beseech you, to heart. Do not address yourselves to prayer as to

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