Friday, August 12, 2011

Can We Stop Telling God What To Do?

Can We Stop Telling God What To Do?: "Notice that such “prayers” rarely involve direct address: “Help us, O Lord, to see your truth and walk in your ways.” Rather, they involve talking about God in the third person as though He weren’t really present. Then there are intercessions that leave out God altogether: “That we may make a greater use of alternative fuels and lessen our dependence on fossil fuels.” Is that a prayer, or a plank in a political platform?"

And that you may read the rest of the article here

No comments: