Does It Really Matter?

For all we profess to believe about our faith being rooted in the power of the Holy Spirit, far too much of daily life and ministry is conducted in our own strength. The proof of this is our prayerlessness. Francis Schaeffer once asked his wife:
“Edith, I wonder what would happen to most churches and Christian work if we awakened tomorrow, and everything concerning the reality and work of the Holy Spirit, and everything concerning prayer, were removed from the Bible. I don’t mean just ignored, but actually cut out—disappeared. I wonder how much difference it would make?” We concluded it would not make much difference in many board meetings, committee meetings, decisions and activities.

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