Prayers

Prayers

A Smoldering Wick

A Smoldering Wick A Prayer for the Southern Baptist Convention Blessed Spirit of God, When the sun sets, long shadows are cast upon the earth. As darkness settles, Discord plays a tempting tune. He beckons us to revel in gossip, dance in slander, and merrily laugh as our brothers topple[…]

Preparation for Easter: A Second Prayer.

O’ Faithful Father, The world is artful to ensnare, approaches in fascinating guise, extends gilded bait, flashes a charming visage. Let the faith of Summerville First see every painted bauble, escape every trap in the victory of your Son’s death and resurrection. Let our faith stride forth in giant power,[…]

Our First Prayer Preparing for Easter

Gracious Father,                  Enlarge our hearts, stir our affections, and open our lips to proclaim the mighty work of your outstretched arm at Cavalry. The hands which fashioned time out of nothing now bear the weight of the thy son upon the cross,[…]

Prayer for Study and Daily Life

Below is one of the prayers from Karl and Hugo Rahner. I have enjoyed this prayer and find that often it helps revive my efforts to live and love the Lord more than knowledge and wisdom. I hope it will encourage you as well. Study and Daily Life Lord Jesus[…]

A Minister’s Preaching

I particularly enjoy reading various prayers. On my desk three different prayer books usually stand. I like to read The  Book of Common Prayer (1559), The Prayers of Peter Marshall by Peter Marshall, and Prayers for Meditation by Karl Rahner. However, The Valley of Vision is one of my favorite prayer books.[…]