THE CHRISTIAN QUOTATION OF THE DAY
Christ, our Light
Friday, August 21, 2009

I cannot pray in the name of Jesus to have my own will; the name of Jesus is not a signature of no importance, but the decisive factor. The fact that the name of Jesus Christ comes at the beginning does not make it a prayer in the name of Jesus; but it means to pray in such a manner that I dare name Jesus in it, that is to say, [dare to] think of Him, think of His holy will together with whatever I am praying for.
... Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855), Journals, ed. Alexander Dru, Oxford University Press, 1959, p. 336-337 (see the book; see also 1 Cor. 1:2; Eph. 5:19,20; Phil. 2:9,10; Col. 3:17; more at Authenticity, Jesus, Prayer, Will of God)

 
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