Andrew Murray’s classic on Intercession can be found online at
To spur you to pray, we are going to post the day by day helps from the end of the book . Enjoy. Pray along.
what to pray.— For More Laborers
“Pray ye the Lord of the harvest, that He send forth labourers into His harvest.”—Matt. ix. 38.
What a remarkable call of the Lord Jesus for help from His disciples in getting the need supplied. What an honour put upon prayer. What a proof that God wants prayer and will hear it.
Pray for labourers, for all students in theological seminaries, training homes, Bible institutes, that they may not go, unless He fits them and sends them forth; that our churches may train their students to seek for the sending forth of the Holy Spirit; that all believers may hold themselves ready to be sent forth, or to pray for those who can go.
how to pray.— With Faith – Nothing Doubting
“Jesus saith unto them, Have faith in God. Whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that what he saith shall come to pass, he shall have it.”—Mark xi. 22, 23.
Have faith in God! Ask Him to make Himself known to you as the faithful, mighty God, who worketh all in all; and you will be encouraged to believe that He can give suitable and sufficient labourers, however impossible this appears. But, remember, in answer to prayer and faith.
Apply this to every opening where a good worker is needed. The work is God’s. He can give the right workman. But He must be asked and waited on.