Saturday, August 13, 2005

A first post

Hi everyone

This is a first post from The Mercy Blog, the blog that goes with The Mercy Site - Contemplative Prayer for Christians; as yet there is no link back from The Mercy Site , and I'm just putting this first post in to make a start... watch this space would be the obvious comment.



The Mercy Site brings together links, resources and teaching on praying according to Romans 8:26 - "We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us. . ."

"Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth." (Psalm 46:10)

"You have exalted above all things your name and your word." (Psalm 138:2)

"If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land." (2 Chronicles 7:14)

"Contemplation is for all Christians. . . [It] means essentially our being with God, putting ourselves in his presence, being hungry and thirsty for him, wanting him, letting heart and mind move towards him; with the needs of the world on our heart." (Michael Ramsey)