Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, greets you, always struggling on your behalf in his prayers, that you may stand mature and fully assured in all the will of God. For I bear him witness that he has worked hard for you and for those in Laodicea and in Hierapolis.
I’m struck that prayer here is equated with “struggling” and “working hard”. I really wonder as a nation how much it has been prayerlessness that has plunged us into rejecting Christ so much…
We have work to do along these lines, family.