Hymn: Father, hear the prayer we offer
A prayer site included this line by a contributor: “Lord, I give myself to fully follow You, whatever it may mean.” Perhaps she meant to say, whatever the cost, and that would be a wonderful prayer. The Lord has told us what following him means. The NT goes to great pains to explain what it … Read More
“There are very few people who realise what God would make of them if they abandoned themselves into his hands, and let themselves be formed by his grace. (Saint Ignatius) I ask for the grace to trust myself totally to God’s love.” From today’s sacredspace.ie.
In today’s devotional Ed M., from his work Plow New Ground, wrote, as a part of his prayer: “Your presence is my victory.” Amen. The prayer and the entire devotional was meaningful, as always.
Maybe the Lord will approve of this simplest of verses: God listens to the smallest fear, He notes the single falling tear, He answers every needy call, And loves the lowest man of all.
This one. Not many, probably. Not many Americans, anyway. The Lord is going to get his will done. With or without our help.
I don’t know anything about Monty Python (I know, my ignorance is showing), but this is a good illustration about how many approach God in prayer. It underlines the need to know from Scripture before we pray, and the priority of hearing God in Scripture before speaking to him in prayer.
While we pray for the victims’ families and the surviving students, we recall Rom 8.28. Our heavenly Father is so powerful that he can bring good out of such evil.