A beautiful definition of prayer that helps me want to pray

In his book, A Treatise on Prayer, Edward Bickersteth gives this definition of prayer: “It is the nature of prayer, that it gives to sinful and needy men, in the limited time of this life, everyday, yes every hour, this great privilege of access to the King of Kings and the Lord of lords, to the Most High and Most Holy, and this with the utmost freedom and confidence; the access not merely of a servant to a master; or a subject to a king; but of a child to a tender parent.”

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