Monthly Archives: June 2014

Praying with Force

Pray as you can, not as you can’t. —Abbot John Chapman (1865–1933), British Catholic priest and New Testament scholar. PRAYER: (from the Lectionary) “O God, you have taught us to keep all your commandments by loving you and our neighbor: … Continue reading

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Jehovah Jireh

Patience is more than endurance. A saint’s life is in the hands of God like a bow and arrow in the hands of an archer. God is aiming at something the saint cannot see… —Oswald Chambers, from My Utmost for … Continue reading

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Pray for Iraq

If the Tiber rises too high, or the Nile too low, the remedy is always feeding Christians to the lions. ― Tertullian (c. 160-220 A.D., a notable early Christian apologist and a polemicist against heresy) PRAYER: (from Psalm 69:13-18) “O … Continue reading

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Tested by Tragedy

No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear —C.S. Lewis PRAYER: (from the Lectionary) “Almighty and everlasting God, You have given grace to us Your servants, by the confession of a true faith, to acknowledge the glory … Continue reading

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Catching Fire

“A man can no more diminish God’s glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, ‘darkness’ on the walls of his cell.” — C.S. Lewis PRAYER: (from the Lectionary) “Almighty … Continue reading

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