02/27/21 Saturday Quote

“In the garden, Jesus encouraged the disciples to pray and not sleep. In Luke’s account, he twice told them to pray so they would not enter into temptation (Luke 22:40, 46 ESV). When one considers the prominent place prayer holds in Eph 6:18–20, 45 this admonition gains significance. Earlier, Jesus told the disciples in the Lord’s Prayer that they should pray to be delivered from the evil one. A vibrant prayer life is absolutely essential for overcoming the temptations and attacks of the evil one.”

William F. Cook III, Chuck Lawless, Spiritual Warfare in the Storyline of Scripture (Kindle Locations 1345-1350). B&H Publishing Group. Kindle Edition.


TOMORROW’S READING:  Weekend is for catch-up and review 

MONDAY’S READING: Numbers 3-4, Mark 5:21-43

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