The Practice of Prayer
seventeenth-century poet-pastor George Herbert. Rather than the familiar
"practice what you preach," this one comes in the category of "practice what
THE PRACTICE OF PRAYER
If I be bound to pray for all that be in distress, surely I am bound, so far
as it is in my power, to practice what I pray for.
— George Herbert (1593-1633) [With appreciation to Robert McAnally Adams,
curator of the Christian Quote of the Day, www.gospelcom.net/cqod. For more
on George Herbert, go to www.luminarium.org/sevenlit/herbert.]
Have a great week.
Director, Institute for Christian Worship
School of Church Music and Worship
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary