Blessings


Learning To Be Full Of Grace And Truth.

This morning I thought I would share another prayer from that great book edited by Arthur Bennett, The Valley of Vision (Banner of Truth Trust, 1973).

THOU GREAT THREE-ONE,

Author of all blessings I enjoy,
of all I hope for,
Thou hast taught me
that neither the experience of present evils,
nor the remembrances of former sins,
nor the remonstrances of friends,
will or can affect a sinner’s heart,
except thou vouchsafe to reveal thy grace
and quicken the dead in sin
by the effectual working of thy Spirit’s power.
Thou hast shown me
that the sensible effusions of divine love
in the soul are superior to and distinct from
bodily health,
and that oft-times spiritual comforts are
at their highest when physical well-being is
at its lowest.
Thou hast given me the ordinance of song
as a means of grace;
Fit me to bear my part in that music…

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