BRAVE AND TRUSTING

BRAVE AND TRUSTING 

Almighty God,
Who of Thine infinite wisdom hast ordained that I should live my life within these narrow bounds of time and circumstance, let me now go forth into the world with a brave and trusting heart.
-Let me face what Thou dost send with the strength Thou dost supply.
-When Thou prosperest my undertakings, let me give heed that Thy word may prosper in my heart.
-When Thou callest me to go through the dark valley, let me not persuade myself that I know a way around.
-Let me not refuse any opportunity of service which may offer itself today, nor fall prey to any temptation that may lie in wait for me.
-Let not the sins of yesterday be repeated in the life of today, nor the life of today set any evil example to the life of tomorrow.
Amen.
-John Baillie
A Diary of Private Prayer
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"But the Lord is faithful, who shall establish you, and keep you from evil. And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ."
2 Thessalonians 3:3&5