Thursday Share: Discover The Daily Office

Thursday Share: Discover The Daily Office

On Thursdays we want to share an interesting post from another blog we have read this week would be helpful for Restoration to read too.

Winfield Bevins wrote an excellent call to “Discover The Daily Office” on Anglicanpastor.com. 

A Pattern for Prayer

The Daily Office is one of the ways that Christians have prayed for centuries. The Daily Office or Divine Office, which is based on the ancient practice of prescribed daily times of prayer. The name comes from the Latin officium divinum meaning “divine office” or “divine duty.” These services are accompanied by daily Scripture readings which include a reading from the Psalms, Old Testament, the New Testament, and a Gospel reading. The Daily Office includes prayers for morning, noon, and evening. J.I. Packer says, “None of us will! ever find a better pattern for private prayer and Bible-reading anywhere than that offered by the Prayer Book’s own daily offices.”

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