A Prayer Worth Praying Daily

Grant, Almighty God, that, since to a perverse, and in every way a rebellious people, thou didst formerly show so much grace, as to exhort them continually to repentance, and to stretch forth thy hand to them by thy Prophets, — O grant, that the same word may sound in our ears; and when we do not immediately profit by thy teaching, O cast us not away, but, by thy Spirit, so subdue all our thoughts and affections, that we, being humbled, may give glory to thy majesty, such as is due to thee, and that, being allured by thy paternal favor, we may submit ourselves to thee, and, at the same time, embrace that mercy which thou offerest and presentest to us in Christ, that we may not doubt but thou wilt be a Father to us, until we shall at length enjoy that eternal inheritance, which has been obtained for us by the, blood of thine only-begotten Son. Amen (John Calvin).



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3 replies

  1. I thought people who believed in divine control of all things didn't pray. Oh, well, I just thought I was being a bad Calvinist.

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  2. You were praying as a Calvinist? That's just crazy.

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  3. Thanks for sharing!

    Of course Calvin and his ists pray! Moreover, God's sovereignty is a reason to pray because it shows our faith in it!

    I envy your Ball O' Tags.

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