God wants a thankful heart – Psalm 50

Nun deep in prayer by Robert Frank Gabriel on flickr 950x425-textListen again to Songs of Hope prayer psalm for 23Apr17. Its Psalm 50 verses 1 to 8 and 23 to 24. The sacrifice that honors God is a thankful heart.

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Wesley Prayer

John Wesley by Duncan Harris on Flickr 950x425 75pc with text yellowOur Songs of Hope prayer for 2Apr17 is the “Wesley Covenant Prayer”. John Wesley expected all Methodist Christians to pray this self-dedication prayer at least once per year.

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Here is the text of the prayer for your meditation:

I am no longer my own, but yours.
Put me to what you will, rank me with whom you will;
put me to doing, put me to suffering;
let me be employed for you, or laid aside for you,
exalted for you, or brought low for you;
let me be full,
let me be empty,
let me have all things,
let me have nothing:
I freely and wholeheartedly yield all things
to your pleasure and disposal.
And now, glorious and blessed God,
Father, Son and Holy Spirit,
you are mine and I am yours. So be it.
And the covenant now made on earth, let it be ratified in heaven.
Amen.

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Tell the nations to praise God (Psalm 67)

O Praise Him by JFXie on flickr 950 425 text3Songs of Hope prayer for 19Mar17 was Psalm 67 – Tell the nations to praise God. The podcast is below. It is read by Hugh Ephinstone.

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