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Hindrances to Prayer, Part 15 (The Prayer Motivator Devotional #426)

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Our prayer motivator verse from the Word of God today is Romans 8:26-28.

Our prayer motivator quote today is from Thomas Coke. He said: "A real minister of the gospel is a man of prayer. Prayer is his grand employment, his safety, his first and perpetual duty; and under grace, the grand source of his consolation. Our instructions will be always barren, if they be not watered with our tears and prayers."

Our prayer motivator devotional today is part 15 of our series titled "HINDRANCES TO PRAYER" from Dr. John R. Rice.

Prayers Can be Blocked by Wrongs Unrighted, Debts Unpaid, and Offended Brothers Unreconciled

If a wife's prayers are hindered by the sin of rebellion against her husband, and the husband's prayers are hindered by not taking his scriptural position in the home and in relation to his wife; it is also true that every wrong against others which is not made right stands between the Christian and God to hinder his prayers.

This must be the meaning of our Saviour in Matthew 5:23-24, "Therefore if thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath ought against thee; Leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way; first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift."

The Old Testament saint who came to present himself before God at the Temple and offer a lamb for a sacrifice, represents a Christian in his prayers and service and praise. If the Hebrew saint were spiritually minded, he knew that that lamb represented Christ, the Lamb of God which should take away the sins of the world...

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