D.A. Carson on Mediocrity in Prayer

D. A. Carson comments on mediocrity as one of the excuses by Christians for not praying:

“Some Christians want enough of Christ to be identified with him but not enough to be

seriously inconvenienced; they genuinely cling to basic Christian orthodoxy but do not

want to engage in serious Bible study; they value moral probity, especially of the public

sort, but do not engage in war against inner corruptions; they fret over the quality of the

preachers sermon but do not worry much over the quality of their own prayer life. Such Christians are content with mediocrity.”


(Excerpt from A Call to Spiritual Reformation: Priorities from Paul and His Prayers by D.A. Carson Pages 111-121, as quoted from Third Millennium Ministries Newsletter )


2 thoughts on “D.A. Carson on Mediocrity in Prayer

    • yes indeed…its so sad it permeates in our Christian life…thank you for commenting. Wow that’s great. God bless you as you use his expositions. Please tell me how its going…

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