Valley of Vision

Over the last couple of years, I’ve been using the Valley of Vision (a collection of puritan prayers and devotion) in my morning prayer times. Although some of the wording is slightly antiquated, it has really helped me to deepen my prayer life. Here is just a short extract from the opening prayer that sums up why this book is called ‘The Valley of Vision’: … Continue reading Valley of Vision

Prayer immerses you in the great drama of Scripture

Prayer is something you learn or grow in (see Luke 11:1). Over the last few years, I’ve been using the ‘The Valley of Vision’ (a collection of puritan prayers and devotions) to help me grow in my praying. One of the lessons that I’ve been learning about prayer, is the more we immerse ourselves in the great drama of scripture, the more our prayers will … Continue reading Prayer immerses you in the great drama of Scripture

A prayer for today: Let me abide in thee

The following is part of a prayer in ‘The Valley of Vision’ (a collection of Puritan prayers and devotions) titled ‘Sincerity’. It is a beautiful prayer to start the day with.   “May nothing render me forgetful of they glory, or turn me aside from they commands, or shake my confidence in they promises, or offend they children. Let not my temporal occupations injure my … Continue reading A prayer for today: Let me abide in thee

The Great God

The following are some words from a beautiful prayer in The Valley of Vision (a collection of puritan prayers & devotions): “Nothing exceeds they power, Nothing is too great for thee to do, Nothing too good for thee to give. Infinite is thy might, boundless thy love, limitless they grace, glorious thy saving name.   Let angels sing for sinners repenting, prodigals restored, backsliders reclaimed, … Continue reading The Great God