In the midterm election, Roosevelt and his liberal supporters lost control of Congress to the bipartisan conservative coalition. The Second New Deal in — included the Wagner Act to protect labor organizing, the Works Progress Administration WPA relief program which made the federal government by far the largest single employer in the nation the Social Security Act and new programs to aid tenant farmers and migrant workers. The final major items of New Deal legislation were the creation of the United States Housing Authority and the FSA, which both occurred in ; and the Fair Labor Standards Act ofwhich set maximum hours and minimum wages for most categories of workers. Conservative Republicans and Democrats in Congress joined in the informal conservative coalition.
It does not mean that God may not give you what you are asking for eventually, but in the meantime you will be doing good work.
David Bolt Anyone who has ever tried to formulate a private prayer in silence, and in his own heart, will know what I mean by diabolical interference. The forces of evil are in opposition to the will of God. It is only when we are going in more or less the same direction as the devil that we are unconscious of any opposition at all.
And we must not talk about prayer, we must pray in right earnest. The Lord is near. He comes softly while the virgins slumber. It means rather to find the way to God and to speak with him, whether the heart is full or empty. It is much easier for me to imagine a praying murderer, a praying prostitute, than a vain person praying.
Nothing is so at odds with prayer as vanity. It matters little what form of prayer we adopt or how many words we use. What matters is the faith which lays hold on God, knowing that He knows our needs before we even ask Him.
That is what gives Christian prayer its boundless confidence and its joyous certainty. The right way to pray is to stretch out our hands and ask of One who we know has the heart of a Father.
The child asks of the Father whom he knows. Thus, the essence of Christian prayer is not general adoration, but definite, concrete petition. The right way to approach God is to stretch out our hands and ask of One who we know has the heart of a Father. The more deeply we grow into the psalms and the more often we pray them as our own, the more simple and rich will our prayer become.
If we are to pray aright, perhaps it is quite necessary that we pray contrary to our own heart. Not what we want to pray is important, but what God wants us to pray.
The richness of the Word of God ought to determine our prayer, not the poverty of our heart. The entire day receives order and discipline when it acquires unity. This unity must be sought and found in morning prayer.
The morning prayer determines the day. Temptations which accompany the working day will be conquered on the basis of the morning breakthrough to God.
Decisions, demanded by work, become easier and simpler where they are made not in the fear of men, but only in the sight of God.
He wants to give us today the power which we need for our work. True prayer is done in secret, but this does not rule out the fellowship of prayer altogether, however clearly we may be aware of its dangers. In the last resort it is immaterial whether we pray in the open street or in the secrecy of our chambers, whether briefly or lenghtily, in the Litany of the Church, or with the sigh of one who knows not what he should pray for.
True prayer does not depend either on the individual or the whole body of the faithful, but solely upon the knowledge that our Heavenly Father knows our needs.
Prayer is the supreme instance of the hidden character of the Christian life. If we want to read and to pray the prayers of the Bible and especially the Psalms, therefore, we must not ask first what they have to do with us, but what they have to do with Jesus Christ It does not depend, therefore, on whether the Psalms express adequately that which we feel at a given moment in our heart.
The Psalter is the great school of prayer. A day without morning and evening prayers and personal intercessions is actually a day without meaning or importance.
The Psalter is the prayer book of Jesus Christ in the truest sense of the word. He prayed the Psalter and now it has become his prayer for all time Christ has become their intercessor Intercessory prayer is the purifying bath into which the individual and the community must enter every day.
Work as if everything depended upon your work, and pray as if everything depended upon your prayer. You must pray with all your might. That does not mean saying your prayers, or sitting gazing about in church or chapel with eyes wide open while someone else says them for you.
It means fervent, effectual, untiring wrestling with God This kind of prayer be sure the devil and the world and your own indolent, unbelieving nature will oppose.
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