Prayer for Life University Leaders

Valley of Vision Puritan Prayers

God’s Cause

Thy cause, not my own, engages my heart,
    and I appeal to thee with greatest freedom
   to set up thy kingdom in every place
   where Satan reigns;
Glorify thyself and I shall rejoice,
    for to bring honour to thy name is my sole desire.
I adore thee that thou art God,
   and long that others should know it, feel it,
      and rejoice in it.
O that all men might love and praise thee,
    that thou mightest have all the glory
      from the intelligent world!
Let sinners be brought to thee for thy dear name!
To the eye of reason everything respecting
     the conversion of others is as dark as midnight,
But thou cast accomplish great things;
     the cause is thine,
     and it is to thy glory that men should be saved.
Lord, use me as thou wilt,
     do with me what thou wilt;
     but, O promote thy cause,
   let thy kingdom come,
   let thy blessed interest be advanced in this world!
O do thou bring in great numbers to Jesus!
     let me see that glorious day,
     and give me to grasp for multitudes of souls;
     let me be willing to die to that end;
     and while I live let me labour for thee
       to the utmost of my strength,
       spending time profitably in this work,
       both in health and in weakness.
It is thy cause and kingdom I long for,
    not my own.

O, answer thou my request!

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About John
A follower of Christ and sinner who needs his grace everyday.

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