THE CHRISTIAN QUOTATION OF THE DAY
Christ, our Light
Friday, August 30, 2013

We live in a day characterized by the multiplication of man’s machinery and the diminution of God’s power. The great cry of our day is work, work, work, new organizations, new methods, new machinery; the great need of our day is prayer. It was a master stroke of the devil when he got the church so generally to lay aside this mighty weapon of prayer. The devil is perfectly willing that the church should multiply its organizations, and deftly contrive machinery for the conquest of the world for Christ if it will only give up praying.
... R. A. Torrey (1856-1928), How to Pray, Fleming H. Revell, 1900, p. 128 (see the book; see also Isa. 43:20-22; Job 21:14-15; Ps. 14:4; Isa. 64:7; Jer. 10:21; Dan. 9:13; Luke 18:6-8; 1 Thess. 5:17; more at Christ, Church, Day, Devil, God, Prayer, Work)

 
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