ON THE TRUE CHRISTIAN LIFE
By Glenn H. Jackson
______...."This book of the law [the Word
of God] shall not depart from [always be in] your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful [take heed] to
do according to all that is written in it; for THEN you will make your way prosperous, and THEN you will have success".... Joshua 1:8 NASB
THE PRAYER HABIT
[part 1 of 16]
____...."pray without ceasing [remain in constant communication with God]".... 1 Thessalonians
____ ...."all things for which you pray and ask, believe that you have received them, and they will be granted you".... Mark 11:24 NASB
names that are familiar to us in God's Westminster Abbey of the Church are the names of those who pray; men and women who have climbed the mountains of usefulness in the struggle with circumstances through prayer.
is no denying that the lack of prayer is the bane of the individual member of the body of Christ.
____Jesus was a man of prayer.
____He taught prayer,
not as a slavish duty, but as a glorious privilege.
____I used to wonder why He needed to pray.
____He took His human place, and lived the human
____I have a conviction that He didn't draw upon the secret resources that belonged to Him, more than it is possible for us who live and walk in His Name.
ministry in healing illustrated what our prayer life may do for us.
____He didn't exercise His divine prerogatives during His three years' ministry any more than any child of God may exercise them.
____He had a human body.
____He had the limitations that go with the Incarnation.
is a New Creation, created in Christ Jesus. He is brought into the family of God. He is an heir of God and a joint-heir with Jesus Christ.
____He is a child of God.
Spirit that raised Jesus from the dead dwells in his body. Plus this, Jesus has given him the power of attorney to use His Name.