The greater work

 “Prayer does not fit us for the greater work; prayer is the greater work.” —Oswald Chambers

There’s been a number of messages, devotionals, and podcasts that I’ve listened to recently that have driven this message home to me in the last 3 months. 

Prayer over my wife, our kids, our ministry, our finances, our community, our nation, and for the spread of the gospel is much more important than any “work” I try to do in my own strength. 

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Lord, help me to focus on the greater work that you are calling me to. May I never confuse the details of the work I can do for the greater work you are wanting to do in me.   

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