O gracious God and most merciful Father, which hast vouchsafed us the rich and precious jewel of Thy holy Word: assist us with Thy Spirit that it may be written in our hearts to our everlasting comfort, to reform us, to renew us according to Thine own image, to build us up, and edify us into the perfect building of Thy Christ, sanctifying and increasing in us all heavenly virtues. Grant this, O heavenly Father, for Jesus Christ’s sake.
–Frederick B. Macnutt, The prayer manual for private devotions or public use on divers occasions: Compiled from all sources ancient, medieval, and modern (A.R. Mowbray, 1951)
Artifact of the Day: The Geneva Bible. When Queen Mary restored Catholicism and outlawed Protestantism in England, many Protestants went into exile. Those in Geneva published a major new English Bible in 1560. It became by far the most popular English Bible yet. pic.twitter.com/lziZD4VTkl
— Museum of the Bible (@museumofBible) June 12, 2018