Australian Prayers (& Expanded 2002)
Bruce Prewer's classic book of Australian prayers has been revised and expanded for Australia's Year of the Outback. ^^Here is a book of prayers written especially for use by Christians in Australia. The thoughts and themes relate directly to the...
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Bruce Prewer's classic book of Australian prayers has been revised and expanded for Australia's Year of the Outback.
^^Here is a book of prayers written especially for use by Christians in Australia. The thoughts and themes relate directly to the needs and situations in this land, and to the spiritual concerns of its people.
^^To encourage us to speak openly and frankly with God, the author offers here 'the prayers of one Australian praying among other Australians'. As you use them, you will share his conviction that God is concerned with the people and events in our country and that he is eager to hear the Australian 'accent'.
^^Australian Prayers is a rich resources for prayer when Christians meet in community and is also suitable for personal use.
^^Over 130 prayers twenty of them brand new are conveniently organized into eight sections:
^^Advance Australia: Days, places and moods ^When It's in Season: Events in the church Calendar ^Small Is Beautiful: Collects on various themes ^Go in Peace: Confession and forgiveness ^Good to Be Alive: Thanksgiving and praise ^Love Your Neighbour: Sharing the concerns of the Lord ^As You Love Yourself: Be with us, Lord ^For Shepherds Only: Ministers, pastors and priests ^From the book ^^Intercession for the land
^^Loving Creator, we pray for our wide island continent:^ for its forests, deserts, rivers, billabongs and mountains, ^ its coastlands, lakes islands and seas, ^ its unique marsupials and birds, its reptiles, fish, coral reefs, ^ dugongs, turtles and great whales.^Loving Creator, forgive any neglect or abuse of our land. ^ Make us wise stewards of this country, ^ that our children's children may be able to delight in it ^ as we do.
Australian Prayers has been a valued prayer resource for Christians in Australia for over twenty years. This revised and updated edition captures the thoughts and themes of contemporary Christians in Australia.
Bruce D. Prewer is a Minister of the Uniting Church in Australia, and the author of numerous books on Prayer with an Australian touch, including Australian Prayers, Australians at Prayer, Australian Psalms and Jesus our Future: Prayers for the 21st Century.