Daily Family Worship: Household Devotions Each Morning and Evening as a Chief Means of Church Revival

As far as Adam's children and our own children are concerned, Kuyper adds that "the faculty of prayer is not an acquisition of later years, but is created in us – inherent in the root of our being, inseparable from our nature…. We owe the faculty of prayer to our creation.

"God created man as a being disposed to prayer. If this were not so, the faculty of prayer could not be among his endowments. We are created for prayer…. To the question: Why in our creation is this a peculiar work of the Holy Spirit? – we answer: Prayer is the drawing and pressing of the impressed image toward its Origin, Which is the Triune God."32