禱告使眾聖徒留意這個嚴肅的警告,就是我們必須在日常生活中和實際事務上服在神的權柄之下,纔能有權柄的禱告。

Matt 8:8-9—But the centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not fit for You to enter under my roof; but only speak a word, and my servant will be healed. For I also am a man under authority, having soldiers under me. And I say to this one, Go, and he goes; and to another, Come, and he comes; and to my slave, Do this, and he does it.

Acts 19:15—And the evil spirit answered and said to them, Jesus I know of, and with Paul I am acquainted; but who are you?

For further reading please refer to 倪柝聲文集,, vol. 22, “The Prayer Ministry of the Church,” p. 203.