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When We Pray, Coincidences Happen


David Watson, Called & Committed, (Harold Shaw Publishers, Wheaton, IL; 1982), p. 83

"The leaders of the Clapham Sect of British social reformers such as William Wilberforce, daily gave themselves to three hours of prayer and organized Christians throughout the country to unite in special prayer before critical debates in Parliament. William Temple replied to his critics who regarded answered prayer as no more than coincidence, "When I pray, coincidences happen; when I don't, they don't."