Like Jesus, the believer needs time alone with God

Scripture references

Mark 1:35 (ASV)

35And in the morning, a great while before day, he rose up and went out, and departed into a desert place, and there prayed.

Luke 5:15–16 (ASV)

15But so much the more went abroad the report concerning him: and great multitudes came together to hear, and to be healed of their infirmities. 16But he withdrew himself in the deserts, and prayed.


On a trip to Bristol, God helped George Müller to see that a worker for God must first be a worker with God. He learned that nothing, not even the work of God must take the place of meditation and personal communion with Him.