Category Archives: Monday Prayer

Marks of Discipleship

Christianity has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and not tried. —G.K. Chesterton. PRAYER: (from the Lectionary) “Let your continual mercy, O Lord, cleanse and defend your Church; and, because it cannot continue in safety … Continue reading

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A Special Message from Iraq

Chaldean Patriarch Louis Sako issued an urgent appeal in a letter on Thursday 17th July 2014… To all who have a living conscience in Iraq and all the world: To the voice of moderate brother Muslims who have a voice … Continue reading

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Times of Trouble

Most people in the West have little idea of the threats Christians endure around the world…victims of persecution are ‘too Christian’ to excite the Left, and ‘too foreign’ to interest the Right. This was not always the case… –Author John … Continue reading

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Knowledge Too Wonderful

PRAYER: (from the Lectionary) “Almighty God, the fountain of all wisdom, you know our necessities before we ask and our ignorance in asking: Have compassion on our weakness, and mercifully give us those things which for our unworthiness we dare … Continue reading

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The Third Reformation

I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else. ― C.S. Lewis PRAYER: (from the Lectionary) “O Lord, mercifully receive the prayers of … Continue reading

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Independence Day

These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man … Continue reading

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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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