Tag: Prayer

Patrick’s Prayer

Over 1600 years ago a young shepherd was taken from England and forced to work in Ireland. He was able to escape and go back home. But God called him back to the island of his servitude. The man we have come to know as St. Patrick brought Christianity to the entire island. It was […]

The Prayer of Francis

Years ago I saw the movie “Brother Sun, Sister Moon.” It introduced me to the life of the man who has come to be known as St. Francis of Assisi. After the movie, I was moved to research this remarkable man. He is one of the giants of Church History. Here is a prayer by […]

“The Prayer of Jabez”

Recently I returned to a short Bible prayer that was very popular in 2000. It was an obscure Old Testament verse until Bruce Wilkinson wrote a book entitled “The Prayer of Jabez.” Since then, Karin and I and our daughters have prayed it out loud a lot together (we put it into the plural. I […]


The Bible talks about many ways to pray. In John 17:1, Jesus looks heavenward and prays “the High Priestly Prayer” that may also be called the true “Lord’s Prayer.” People fall flat on their face in prayer. They kneel. It is the attitude of the heart that counts. There are many books on prayer (including […]