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Why Fasting and Prayer is Important, Part 13 (The Prayer Motivator Devotional #333)

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My personal encouragement today is this: Another reason people do not pray is because people love sin. John Bunyan said, "Prayer will make a man cease from sin, or sin will entice a man to cease from prayer." Frankly, some people do not pray because they are involved in sin, and they do not want to let that sin go. The main hinderance to a Christian's prayer life is unconfessed sin. How about you? Is the reason why you don't pray because you know that if you pray right, youwill have to get rid of the sin in your life? Instead of holding on to your sin, pray that God will give you the desire and ability to turn away from your sin and deliver you from temptation so that your prayers can be effective.

Our prayer motivator quote today is from J. Oswald Sanders. He said: "It is impossible for a believer, no matter what his experience, to keep right with God if he will not take the trouble to spend time with God. Spend plenty of time with him; let other things go, but don't neglect Him."

Our prayer motivator devotional today is part 13 of our series titled "WHY FASTING AND PRAYER IS IMPORTANT" from Dr. John R. Rice.

Genuine repentance sometimes involves fasting and prayer. One may confess his sins wi