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Even a Brief Prayer Can Bring Spiritual Power—“I prayed,” he [Nehemiah] said, “to the God of heaven.” In that brief prayer Nehemiah pressed into the presence of the King of kings and won to his side a power that can turn hearts as the rivers of waters are turned.What is the meaning of the word “prayer”?
Prayer is the opening of the heart to God Ellen White (1827-1915): “Prayer is the opening of the heart to God as to a friend” (SC, p. 93, 1892).What is the power of prayer and faith?
Prayer and faith will do what no power on earth can accomplish. We are seldom, in all respects, placed in the same position twice. We continually have new scenes and new trials to pass through, where past experience cannot be a sufficient guide.How does Prayer Keep Us in God's power?
Prayer Keeps Us in God's Power—The strength acquired in prayer to God will prepare us for our daily duties. The temptations to which we are daily exposed make prayer a necessity. In order that we may be kept by the power of God through faith, the desires of the mind should be continually ascending in silent prayer.