PRAY

Into Your Hands: Praying for people in distress

In all our distress You too are distressed, Lord, and the angel of Your presence saves us. In Your love and mercy You redeem us; you lift us up and carry us all our days . . . Shout for joy, you heavens; rejoice, you Earth; burst into song, you mountains! For the Lord... read more

Rakak – Expanding our Heart of Tenderness

Tenderness – Part one Tenderness – Part two These lovely SoundCloud reflections welcome us into the tenderness of God’s heart toward us. It is a place where we are warmly loved and known, understood and accepted – and in the beauty of that, our own hearts... read more

Praying for our Leaders

The night is nearly over; the day is almost here, so let us cast off the deeds of darkness and put on the full armour of light. (Rom. 13:12) We know that what Paul wrote in connection with church circles: Here is a trustworthy saying: whoever aspires to be an overseer... read more

We arise a mighty army this day – The Lorica (Breast plate) of St Patrick

In these times of struggle and disunity it is precious to pray the prayers of the saints who have gone before us, from Moses and David onwards. We may not have walked quite this way before, but millions upon millions of others who have gone before us have called on... read more

Growing our prayer muscles to enable us to pray for wider matters

Whether as the result of watching the news, reading prayer bulletins, or simply being concerned for needs we come across, there can be so many, and such big, prayer-worthy topics and situations that we feel we ought to be praying about. But if we were to try to pray... read more

Holy Spirit, pray through me

Holy Spirit, think and pray through me, this and every day. Fill my heart and mind afresh with You. Set my heart free from the roar of competing voices and the surge of inner and outer pressures. Your voice is mighty, Lord, Yet with all my I cry out that Your people... read more