Forty classic prayers by the great 17th-century Lutheran theologian have now been rendered into contemporary English. They are deep, heartfelt meditations on themes of perennial interest: thanksgiving for protection from evil, remembering the sins of youth, disdain of earthly things, and prayers for pastors. 157 pages, hardcover. Concordia.
Meditate on these classic devotional prayers. A prolific writer, professor, and pastor, Johann Gerhard is regarded as one of the greatest theologians and thinkers of his time. This book is a translation of a book of prayers that Gerhard wrote prior to 1612. Now newly translated, Meditations on Divine Mercy is available for English readers to enjoy and appreciate. A chapter on the purpose and benefits of prayer is also included as well as an explanation of the aspects of daily meditation. The prayers are divided into four sections: sin, God's gifts, personal needs, and others' needs.