Monthly Archives: December 2009

A Dedication Prayer – Lancelot Andrewes

by Richard Long,   As we prepare for the turning of the calendar year, here is a great prayer crafted by Lancelot Andrewes. (1555-1626).  He was a very devout priest during the post reformation years in England and was appointed … Continue reading

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One Thing Conference

by Richard Long,   They estimate that there are about 20,000 young adults attending the “One Thing” Conference in Kansas City this week.  Anyone following the IHOP movement will know that this year is expected to be an extraordinary year … Continue reading

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Pray more specifically for Government

by Richard Long,    Often our prayers for our government are quick, simple “bless them” prayers.  I believe that all prayers count.  But I also believe that some prayers are more effective than others.  There are lots of factors: faith, … Continue reading

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Unite Canada: 24-7-365-2010 up and running!

by Richard Long, The National House of Prayer is very honoured to be partnering with other prayer ministries across Canada in 2010 to make it a year of unprecedented prayer. The Unite Canada: 24-7-365-2010 website is now up and running. Here’s … Continue reading

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Prime Minister’s Christmas Greeting

Here’s the official Christmas greeting from our Prime Minister’s Office … Here’s the text … “Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following Christmas greeting: Christmas is always a special time, a time when Canadians celebrate the bonds of family, faith … Continue reading

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We were in The National Post yesterday.

We were in the news!  A very positive story by a very fair-minded reporter. From The National Post. Praying for good, honest government in Ottawa David Akin, Canwest News Service  Published: Wednesday, December 23, 2009 Chris Wattie/Reuters Since 2005, Christian group … Continue reading

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Favourite Christmas Song

by Terry Long             For years my favourite song has been “O Holy Night” and I still get chills with the lines “long lay the world in sin and error pining, t’ill he appeared and the soul felt its worth…”  … Continue reading

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Charles Wesley’s Christmas Prayer

by Richard Long, Charles Wesley wrote thousands of songs in his day. A few of them have survived as classics, including some Christmas carols. The best known is Wesley’s “Hark the Herald Angels Sing”. Lesser known, but truly a prayer … Continue reading

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For Unto Us a Son is Given …

by Richard Long,   I was asked to be a guest preacher at a local congregation here in Ottawa yesterday.  Being Christmas Sunday, the challenge before me was to speak about this grand theme.    Fortunately I had been inspired … Continue reading

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We Would as Soon … a prayer by Walter Brueggemann

 A prayer by Walter Brueggemann We would as soon you were stable and reliable. We would as soon you were predictable and always the same toward us. We would like to take the hammer of doctrine and take the nails … Continue reading

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