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By Gary D. Schmidt, Elizabeth Stickney, Gary Schmidt

ISBN-10: 1467436992

ISBN-13: 9781467436991

Acceptable Words bargains prayers that correspond with every one level of the writer's paintings — from discovering proposal to penning the 1st phrases to "offering it to God" at finishing touch. Gary Schmidt and Elizabeth Stickney, skilled writers themselves, introduce every one bankruptcy of prayers with pithy pastoral reflections that may motivate writers of their craft.

This welcome religious source for writers contains either historic and modern poems and prayers — a few of which have been written specially for this quantity. A considerate present for any author, Acceptable Words will accompany writers on their religious trip, lending phrases of compliment and petition in particular crafted to fit their designated vocation.

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Sanctify them and the work in which they are engaged; let us not be slothful, but fervent in spirit, and do Thou, O Lord, so bless our efforts that they may bring forth in us the fruits of true wisdom. Strengthen the faculties of our minds and dispose us to exert them, but let us always remember to exert them for Thy glory, and for the furtherance of Thy kingdom, and save us from all pride, and vanity, and reliance upon our own power or wisdom. Teach us to seek after truth, and enable us to gain it; but grant that we may ever speak the truth in love: — that, while we know earthly things, we may know Thee, and be known by Thee, through and in Thy Son Christ.

And this complexity must undergird her work, like a strong and sturdy cement foundation undergirds a building of steel and glass, and gives it shape, support, and being. Turning over half the library so as to get the foundation right and true — that’s a daunting task for the writer. But all authentic art exists only because of it. O Lord our God! thou art teaching us through thy written word, that we may know how to understand thy created revelation. Grant, we beseech thee, that we may know the beginning of all knowledge of God, by the implanted spirit of God in us.

I give thanks, O Lord, that You have created Your image in me; because of Your image, I may remember, and think of, and love You. But Your image in me is so worn away by sin, so hidden by sin’s smoke, that unless You renew and reform it, it cannot do what You created it to do. So I do not try for, Lord, Your high places; my understanding is not equal to that leap. But I do try to understand Your truth, the truth that my heart believes, and the truth that my heart loves. And therefore I say this: I do not seek to understand so that I may believe, but I believe so that I may understand.

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