Getting Started with Developing Your Secret Prayer Life
By Sam Hazleton
Mark 1:12 The Spirit immediately drove him out into the wilderness… Jesus spent forty days in the wilderness. Matthew records that it was after these days that Satan came with his
temptations. So what was Jesus doing in the wilderness for forty days besides “not eating”? Jesus learned the carpentry trade from his adoptive earthly father, Joseph. But how did he learn the art of effectual, fervent prayer? Could this period in the wilderness have been the crash course of the Spirit where Jesus developed the dynamic prayer life that powered his entire ministry?