A Sermon

Luther said, “Prayer, meditation, and temptation make a minister.”  Another phrase of his is well known, “Bene orasse, bene studuisse,” “To pray well, is to study well.”

Prayer is not, however, the solemn duty of the clergy alone, but of all; the common privilege of dependent creatures.  An old writer has truly said, “God looks not at the oratory of our prayers, how eloquent they are; nor at their geometry, how long they are; nor at their arithmetic, how many they are; but He looks at their sincerity, how heartfelt they are.”

Amen, so be it, to that. – Hentycrew


About William Moore

I am a Christian, saved and living by God's grace. I am doing this blog on a book called, "The World of Religious Anecdote," or, as I like to call it, "Christian Anecdotes." The reason why I am doing this blog, on a book, instead of about myself, is because there are so many unedifying things in the world, so that we, as Christians, need to take the world and subdue it for our Lord. I believe and hope that is what I am doing here, in this blog. I try to do my posts twice a week, in order to keep the flow going. I hope you enjoy reading, learning, and sharing this book, "Christian Anecdotes."
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