A Prayer of Bishop Phillips Brooks   1 comment

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“O Lord, I do not pray for tasks equal to my strength; I ask for strength equal to my tasks.”

–Quoted in The Communion of Saints:  Prayers of the Famous, edited by Horton Davies (Grand Rapids, MI:  Eerdmans, 1990), p. 32

Phillips Brooks (1835-1893), author of “O Little Town of Bethlehem,” was Episcopal Bishop of Massachusetts (1891-1893).

Posted July 28, 2010 by neatnik2009 in Praise of God/Seeking God 1800s

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