For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead: (2 Corinthians 5:14 KJV) To be ” constrained” means to be tightly held, or to be surrounded so that one cannot escape. When someone is moved by love, he will experience such a sensation.
In Worship, God imparts Himself to us. C.S. Lewis height:52px
D. Martyn Lloyd-Martin said, “There are ideas in our hearts, there are wishes, there are aspirations, there are groaning, there are sightings that the world knows nothing about; but God knows them. So words are not always necessary. When we cannot express our feelings except in wordless groanings, God knows exactly what is happening.” border-top:2px solid
But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit, (Jude 1:20 NKJV) He who speaks in a tongue edifies himself, but he who prophesies edifies the church. (I Corinthians 14:4 NKJV) There is one phase of speaking with other tongues in our prayer life that is not praying
“Fasting with a pure heart and motives, I have discovered, brings personal revival and adds power to our prayers. Personal revival occurs because fasting is an act of humility. Fasting gives opportunity for deeper humility as we recognize our sins, repent, receive God’s forgiveness, and experience His cleansing of our soul and spirit. Fasting also
Prayer makes a godly man, and puts within him the mind of Christ, the mind of humility, of self-surrender, of service, of pity, and of prayer. If we really pray, we will become more like God, or else we will quit praying. E. M. Bounds border-color:#B7B7A7