THE CHRISTIAN QUOTATION OF THE DAY
Christ, our Light
Friday, October 19, 2018
Feast of Henry Martyn, Translator of the Scriptures, Missionary in India & Persia, 1812

Relieve and comfort all the persecuted and afflicted; speak peace to troubled consciences; strengthen the weak, confirm the strong; instruct the ignorant; deliver the oppressed from him that spoileth him, and relieve the needy that hath no helper; and bring us all by the waters of comfort, and in the ways of righteousness, to the kingdom of rest and glory, through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
... Jeremy Taylor (1613-1667), Holy Living [1650], in The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor, D.D., v. III, London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans, 1847, p. 33 (see the book; see also Matt. 11:2-5; Ps. 29:11; 85:8; Isa. 61:1-3; Luke 4:14-21; John 14:27; Acts 3:17-19; 17:30; Gal. 2:10; Eph. 2:17; Heb. 5:2; Jas. 1:27; more at Affliction, Comfort, Conscience, Instruction, Mercy, Need, Persecution, Prayers, Righteousness, Weakness)

 
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