"I found in my agony of searching something for which I have been continually grateful. I found the ABC’s of prayer.
"In Matthew 7:7 I learned the ‘A’ of prayer. ‘Ask and it shall be given you.’ In Mark 11:24 I learned the ‘B’ of prayer. ‘Believe.’ Believe that you have received the answer! Isn’t that simple? Yes, the rudiments are simple, but to do it is something else. To kneel down before God and open His book to any one of the 3,573 promises, or clusters of promises, and place my hand on it and ask God, with the simplicity of a little child, to fulfill this promise in my behalf, and then believe He will do it, simply because He has promised, is not a complicated thing.
"The ‘C’ is the prayer of reception. And this I had to learn after having preached for many years. The ‘C’ is to claim the promise for which I have asked, and which I have told God I believe. I claim it by returning thanks that I have received it. This is the secret that had eluded me for many years. "
Paperback. Copyright 1966, 2016. 208 pages.