One of my friends has found such a blessing in using “The Book of Common prayers” for her daily time with God.
The church I visited on a recent Sunday used a similar book all through their service except when the minister preached. It was different for me, but extremely interesting.
In my home in the mornings, I use a daily Devotional called "The Upper Room." It is abbreviated compared to "The Book." I am happy that others are finding such joy in using a book and reading the prayers therein. The written prayers are to them like poetry to the soul.
My own prayers are spontaneous and unrehearsed. At times I sense God’s presence simply explained as a very gentle touch of electricity going through my body. Some call it “The Anointing.” When this happens, I know God has reached out and ministered to the person I have prayed for.
Other times my prayers are words of thanksgiving which can be uttered while doing other tasks even sweeping the floor or doing the laundry.
When I was still working, I kept at my desk a devotional calendar that you flip the pages over for each day. At times some of my co-workers would come by my desk and read my calendar, and it became a witnessing tool. It also helped begin their work day.
www.e-sword.net/ has been downloaded on my computer, and I use it to read my Bible each evening.
I find that I fall asleep much easier after reading God’s word. E-Sword is also an excellent study tool, and I often use the search feature to find a scripture I need.
What ever your method is to get together with God, find a comfortable time and place to pray and ready your Bible.
If “The Book” helps you meet with God, then I agree that this is what you should do. If you use a daily devotional, that also is a good choice.
Take time to fellowship with God, and He is always ready and willing to meet you there.
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