Saturday, 4 August 2012

Eugene Peterson on prayer - 2


“Don’t despise fixed prayers. Among most Evangelicals, they don’t think fixed prayers are real prayers…You don’t feel like praying? Well, you don’t have to feel like praying. Just pray the Psalms…Fixed prayers have always been important part of the churches life…Mary’s prayer, Simeon’s prayer.

“You’re not in charge of this. You’re not. The Trinity is. Don’t feel embarrassed or second rate if you pray Simeon’s prayer. It’s a pretty good prayer! You won’t do much better on your own.”

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