“The power of religion and godliness lives, thrives or dies, as closet prayer lives, thrives or dies. Godliness never rises to a higher pitch than when men keep closest to their closets”.
Thomas Brooks shows why private prayer is the urgent need of our souls, families, churches and nation. Yet many Christians ‘do not clearly nor fully understand the necessity, excellency, and usefulness of this subject’. Many therefore ‘live in too great a neglect of this indispensable duty’. Here are some powerful biblical arguments to make private prayer an urgent priority.