Anyone who is having troubles should pray. ... When a believing person prays, great things happen. -James 5:13,16 NCV
Martin Luther is so good at cutting right to the chase with his words, his teaching, his prayers. Here is prayer #121 from a collection entitled Luther's Prayers.

FOR HELP IN KEEPING THE COMMANDMENTS

"Lord God, I have indeed transgressed your commandments. I have been impatient in reverses and trials. I am unsympathetic and unmerciful. I do not help my neighbor. I am unable to resist sin. I do not tire of doing wrong. Dear Lord, pour out your grace to me and give me your Holy Spirit so that I may be obedient and keep each of your commandments. Help me to be at odds with the world and to give my heart and soul to you. Amen ."

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1 comment:

  1. Amen! He shows us all this time later that we are all sinners just the same. He lived how many years ago...(Hundreds?)many, and his words ring true just the same today.

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