As Evil Reigns In The End-Of-This-Age, What Should A Believer Do? "Secret Prayer", by Thomas Brooks

To see the entire world system of this present age descending into orchestrated chaos is expected by those who still believe and hold to the inerrant and prophetic Word of God. We are, it is, and we do. No surprise. It is written. Nevertheless, even as "...the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing" [Ps. 2:1-3], the "few", as the bible calls them, the truly regenerate among mankind, not fallen into strong delusion with the multitudes of Laodicea, are not left without a recourse:
Secret Prayer by Thomas Brooks [1608-1680], from "A Word in Season to Suffering Saints"

In all the ages of the world, the saints have kept up secret prayer. In spite of all opposers and persecutors, in prisons, in dungeons, in dens, in chains, on racks, in banishments, and in the very flames--the saints have still kept up this secret prayer.

A Christian can as well . . .
hear without ears, and
live without food, and
fight without hands, and
walk without feet--
as he is able to live without secret prayer!
Look! as secret meals make fat bodies--so secret prayers make fat souls!

Secret prayer is the life of our lives--the soul, the sweet, the heaven of all our earthly enjoyments. Of all the duties of piety, secret prayer is the most . . .

soul-satisfying, and
soul-encouraging duty.

Luke 21:36 'Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man'
see also: As Evil Reigns In The End-Of-This-Age, What Should A Believer Do? "Honor the Son" by A. C. Gaebelein

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