Pamphlet - the Chapter on Prayer


In this chapter, under the heading The chalice sacrificial, Mary Baker Eddy writes

Are you willing to leave all for Christ, for Truth, and so be counted among sinners? No!
Do you really desire to attain this point? No!
Then why make long prayers about it and ask to be Christians, since you do not care to tread in the footsteps of our dear Master?
If unwilling to follow his example, why pray with the lips that you may be partakers of his nature?
Consistent prayer is the desire to do right. Prayer means that we desire to walk and will walk in the light so far as we receive it, even though with bleeding footsteps, and that waiting patiently on the Lord, we will leave our real desires to be rewarded by Him.


Question - What hope have we of being equal to this duty?

Answer - Every hope - if Love lights our path

Read 1 Corinthians 13, and for inspiration about taking your loving work forward you can consult Henry Drummond's timeless sermon:

The Greatest Thing in the World

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