And now, Lord, behold their threatenings: and grant unto thy servants, that with all boldness they may speak thy word,
They did not pray for their fears to be calmed, the trial to ease, the persecutors to disappear--they prayed for boldness to obey. What would happen in my life if, instead of praying for my comfort, I simply prayed for boldness to obey--no matter the circumstances?
God granted their request and gave them great power and great grace, "And with great power gave the apostles witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus: and great grace was upon them all." Acts 4:33
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