Arthur W. Pink – on prayer

It ought to be apparent that there could be little or no comfort in praying to a God that was like the chameleon, which changes its color every day.  What encouragement is there to lift up our hearts to One who is in one mind yesterday and another today?  What would be the use of petitioning an earthly monarch if we knew he was so mutable as to grant a petition one day and deny it another?  Is it not the very unchangeableness of God which is our greatest encouragement to pray?
It is because He is “without variableness or shadow of turning” we are assured that if we ask anything according to His will we are most certain of being heard.  Well did Luther remark, “Prayer is not overcoming God’s reluctance, but laying hold of His willingness”

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  1. Shirley Richards

    Very encouraging to know God is always for us and not against us. Then when we pray, knowing His will is for our greatest good, we can trust Him for His answer to be right on as He tweaks it to coordinate it with His perfect will for us! Thank you so much for sharing!

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