Blessing/Prayer

Sean bheannacht na h-Eireann

May God give you for every storm a rainbow, for every tear, a smile, for every care a promise and a blessing in each trial. For every problem life sends, a faithful friend to share, for every sigh a sweet song and an answer for each prayer. old Irish blessing Go dtuga Dia daoibh: Tuar ceatha le gach stoirm Meangadh gáire le gach deor Gealltanas le gach buairt Agus beannachtaí go leor. Cairde...

Prayer

Man is never further from God than a prayer. Wisdom, often falsely attributed to Mother Teresa – born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, Albanian-born Indian nun and order’s founder, Nobel Peace Prize (1910-1997), could not be verified by the Mother Teresa Center

Instrument de paix

Seigneur, faites de moi un instrument de votre paix. Là où il y a de la haine, que je mette l"amour. Là où il y a l"offense, que je mette le pardon. Là où il y a la discorde, que je mette l"union. Là où il y a l"erreur, que je mette la vérité. Là où il y a le doute, que je mette la foi. Là où il y a le désespoir, que je mette l"espérance. Là où il y a les ténèbres, que je mette votre lumière....

Pray

We are to pray in times of adversity, lest we become faithless and unbelieving. We are to pray in times of prosperity, lest we become boastful and proud. We are to pray in times of danger, lest we become fearful and doubting. We need to pray in times of security, lest we become self-sufficient. Billy Graham – born William Franklin Graham jr., American evangelist (1918-2018), from his devotion...

Watchword 2022

Jesus Christ said: I will never send away anyone who comes to me. The Bible, John 6:37 (NIRV) - Quotations book 2022 The Protestant pastor and song writer Otto Riethmüller (1889-1939) - he belonged to the Confessing Church - decided in 1930 under the impression of the Nacional Socialism’s propaganda, to give henceforth every calendar year a headline with a Bible verse. An act of civil...

Bøn

Bønnen forandrer ikke Gud, men den forandrer den bedende. Prayer does not change God, but changes him who prays. Søren Aabye Kierkegaard – Danish Protestant theologian an philosopher (1813-1855), known as one of the most important academics in Denmark, from his preface to "Edifying Discourses in Diverse Spirits", part I (1847), Quotations book...

Hør

Han meente at det at bede er at tale; han lærte at det at bede ikke blot er at tie, men er at høre. Og saaledes er det; at bede er ikke at høre sig selv tale, men er at komme til at tie, og at blive ved at tie, at bie, til den bedende hører Gud. He thought that to pray is to speak; he learned that to pray is not only to be silent but is to listen. And so it is; to pray is not to listen to...

Watchword 2021

Jesus Christ said: Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful. The Bible, Lucas 6:36 (NIV) - Quotations book 2021 The Protestant pastor and song writer Otto Riethmüller (1889-1939) - he belonged to the Confessing Church - decided in 1930 under the impression of the Nacional Socialism’s propaganda, to give henceforth every calendar year a headline with a Bible verse. An act of civil courage!...

Kæmpe

Den rette Bedende strider i Bønnen og seirer – derved, at Gud seirer. One who prays aright struggles in prayer and is victorious - in that God is victorious. Søren Aabye Kierkegaard – Danish Protestant theologian an philosopher (1813-1855), known as one of the most important academics in Denmark, from a speech with the same title, in "Four Upbuilding Discourses"...

Prayer

Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks. Phillips Brooks - American Episcopal clergyman, 1891-1893 Bishop of Massachusetts (1835-1893), from his sermon "Going up to Jerusalem", in "Twenty Sermons" (1886)

Watchword 2020

I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief! The Bible, Marcus 9:24 (NIV) - Quotations book 2020 The Protestant pastor and song writer Otto Riethmüller (1889-1939) - he belonged to the Confessing Church - decided in 1930 under the impression of the Nacional Socialism’s propaganda, to give henceforth every calendar year a headline with a Bible verse. An act of civil courage! He has established...

Watchword 2019

Seek peace and pursue it. The Bible, Psalms 34:15 (NIV) - Quotations book 2019 The Protestant pastor and song writer Otto Riethmüller (1889-1939) - he belonged to the Confessing Church - decided in 1930 under the impression of the Nacional Socialism’s propaganda, to give henceforth every calendar year a headline with a Bible verse. An act of civil courage! He has established a tradition that...

Watchword 2018

God says: To the thirsty I will give water without cost from the spring of the water of life. The bible, Revelation 21:6 (NIV) - Quotations book 2018 The Protestant pastor and song writer Otto Riethmüller (1889-1939) - he belonged to the Confessing Church - decided in 1930 under the impression of the Nacional Socialism’s propaganda, to give henceforth every calendar year a headline with a...

Watchword 2017

God says: I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you. The bible, Ezekiel 36:26 (NIV) - Zitateheft 2017 The Protestant pastor and song writer Otto Riethmüller (1889-1939) - he belonged to the Confessing Church - decided in 1930 under the impression of the Nacional Socialism’s propaganda, to give henceforth every calendar year a headline with a Bible verse. An act of civil courage!...

Lord’s Prayer

Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name, Your kingdom come, Your will be done, on earth as in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us. Save us from the time of trial and deliver us from evil. For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are Yours now and for ever. Amen. The Bible, Matthew 6:9-13 - furthest spread prayer in...

Watchword 2016

God says: As a mother comforts her child, so I will comfort you. The Bible, Isaiah 66:13 (NRSV) - Quotations book 2016 The Protestant pastor and song writer Otto Riethmüller (1889-1939) - he belonged to the Confessing Church - decided in 1930 under the impression of the Nacional Socialism’s propaganda, to give henceforth every calendar year a headline with a Bible verse. An act of civil...

Blessing

The Lord bless you and be close to you. May he satisfy the hidden longings of your heart. The Lord grant you wisdom and grace and give you deep understanding. May the Lord bless you and deliver you from temptation, and empower you with the spirit of prayer, that you might pray without ceasing and experience the constant presence of the Lord, your God, who looks after you. The Lord bless you...

Instrument de paix

Seigneur, faites de moi un instrument de votre paix. Là où il y a de la haine, que je mette l"amour. Là où il y a l"offense, que je mette le pardon. Là où il y a la discorde, que je mette l"union. Là où il y a l"erreur, que je mette la vérité. Là où il y a le doute, que je mette la foi. Là où il y a le désespoir, que je mette l"espérance. Là où il y a les ténèbres, que je mette votre lumière....

Watchword 2015

Accept one another as Christ accepted us, to the glory of God. The Bible, Romans 15:7 (NRSV) - Quotations book 2015 The Protestant pastor and song writer Otto Riethmüller (1889-1939) - he belonged to the Confessing Church - decided in 1930 under the impression of the Nacional Socialism’s propaganda, to give henceforth every calendar year a headline with a Bible verse. An act of civil courage!...