Biblical Prayer 1

Jay Forrest

Dear heavenly Father,
I pray that you, 
    the God of my Lord Jesus Christ, 
    the Father of glory,
may give to me the spirit of wisdom and revelation 
    in the knowledge of you,
that the eyes of my understanding 
    may be enlightened;
that I may know 
    what is the hope of your calling,
    what are the riches of the glory 
        of your inheritance in the saints, and
    what is the exceeding greatness of your power 
        towards us who believe,
according to the working of your mighty power 
    which you worked in Christ
        when you raised him from the dead
        and seated him at your right hand in the heavenly places.
In Jesus' name, amen.  

(Eph 1:16-20)

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Jay Forrest is a Christian teacher of the mystic way of union with God as revealed by scripture and tradition. He is a member of the Episcopal Church and the author of The Deeper Life: Finding God on the Mystic Path.

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