1And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner.
Sometimes we take prayer for granted. We think highly of ourselves, and lowly of our God. As we’re pausing this week for prayer at noon – take a minute to ponder how big of a gap there is between man and God, and thank God for hearing our prayers!
I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other: for every one that exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.