When We Pray

“We are told that Jesus was ‘moved with compassion’ for people. Compassion was an evident feature of every healing in the New Testament…If we have God-given compassion and concern for others, our faith will grow and strengthen as we pray. In fact, if we genuinely love people, we desire for them far more than it is within our power to give, and that will cause us to pray.”

– Richard J. Foster, from Celebration of Discipline, p. 40

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