THE CHRISTIAN QUOTATION OF THE DAY
Christ, our Light
Monday, January 11, 1999
Commemoration of Mary Slessor, Missionary in West Africa, 1915

Give me an open ear, O God, that I may hear Thy voice calling me to high endeavor.
Give me an open mind, O God, a mind ready to receive and to welcome such new light of knowledge as it is Thy will to reveal to me.
Give me open eyes, O God, eyes quick to discover Thine indwelling in the world which Thou hast made.
Give me open hands, O God, hands ready to share with all who are in want the blessings with which Thou hast enriched my life.
... John Baillie (1886-1960) & Donald M. Baillie (1887-1954), A Diary of Private Prayer, New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1939, p. 63 (see the book; see also Col. 4:2-4; Matt. 13:16; Luke 10:23-24; 2 Cor. 4:6; Eph. 1:18-19; 2:10; Phil. 3:8-9; more at Blessing, Call, Giving, God, Knowledge, Light, Mind, Prayers, Share, World)

 
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