"Lord, teach us to pray"

Luke 11:1

My cry, "How long, Lord?"translated, unadmitted to,"How wrong, Lord,I have been to trust in You!"That uncoveringtore conceitfrom my pleading,exposed stark linesof angerat what I calledunanswered prayer.Dishonest entreaty hidan inner insistencegently urgingChristian self-correction,trustworthiness ripeningfrom more spiritual affections.

Awakened to deeper needsI begin again,now joying in Principleas eager reflection,and asking, "Lord,teach me to pray."

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