Thou hast given me a fixed disposition
      to go forth and spend my life for thee;
If it be thy will let me proceed in it;
  if not, then revoke my intentions.
All I want in life is such circumstances
  as may best enable me to serve thee in the world;
To this end I leave all my concerns in thy hand,
  but let me not be discouraged,
    for this hinders my spiritual fervency;
Enable me to undertake some task for thee,
  for this refreshes and animates my soul,
    so that I could endure all hardships and labours,
    and willingly suffer for thy name.

This is an extract from Valley of Vision. The Valley of Vision is a collection of Puritan prayers, poems and devotionals. It is a modern spiritual classic. It was authored by Arthur Bennett and published by The Banner of Truth Trust. After God’s Word, next to The Pilgrim’s Progress and Foxe’s Book of Martyrs, The Valley of Vision has been a very influential book in the life of Crystal Park Baptist Church Benoni.

More about Crystal Park Baptist Church Benoni’s Valley of Vision quotes here:

God’s Cause

Categories: Uncategorized