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Thursday, February 23, 2012

Daily Thought: God Comes First

While we ordinarily first bring our own needs to God in prayer, and then think of what belongs to God and His interests, the Master reverses the order. First, Thy name, Thy kingdom, Thy will; then, give us, forgive us, lead us, deliver us. The lesson is of more importance than we think. In true worship the Father must be first, must be all. The sooner I learn to forget myself in the desire that HE may be glorified, the richer will the blessing be that prayer will bring to myself. No one ever loses by what he sacrifices for the Father.

Murray, Andrew; New Century Books; 99 Cent Books (2010-04-28). With Christ in the School of Prayer - New Century Edition with DirectLink Technology (Kindle Locations 317-321). 99 Cent Books & New Century Books. Kindle Edition.

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