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Catching up with God

The Rt Rev Dr Derek Browning asks the church to engage with the General Assembly’s call to prayer

WHEN the Council of Assembly introduced in its report to this year’s General Assembly a section of deliverance that proposed to call the Church of Scotland to prayer, I confess I sighed a little.

Isn’t that what the Church has been doing for over 2,000 years? Have we not been bombarding the Almighty with our endless petitions, confessions and intercessions for centuries, and occasionally remembering good manners and offering our adoration, thanksgiving and praise?

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