William Barclay penned the following prayer–may it be yours today as you receive the ministry of Word and worship:
O God, our Father, you are Truth; give us your truth.
Help us to see the truth about ourselves, that we may see ourselves as we really are, and not as we think we are.
Help us to see the truth about life, that we may see what we ought to do, and not only what we want to do.
Help us to see the truth about you, that we may really know your wisdom and your love,
so that we may trust you wholly and obey your fully: through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
From William Barclay’s Prayer Book: O God, give us the gifts which we need most of all. Wisdom always to choose the right, and courage always to do it; Strength to overcome temptation, and prudence ever to stay in the … Continue reading
From William Barclay Help us, O God, to rid ourselves of all the things which keep us from being good examples of the faith which we profess. Help us never to demand standards from others which we never attempt to … Continue reading
A prayer for us…by William Barclay (A Barclay Prayer Book, 1964) “Let us ask God to give us this love. Love is patient and kind. O God, help us to be patient with people even they are foolish and silly … Continue reading