Fount of Heaven: Prayers of the Early Church

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You are the fountain of life, light, and all grace and truth"Use this book as a daily guide in your walk with God and it will enrich you in a multitude of ways." --Michael A G HaykinThe hearts of the ...
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You are the fountain of life, light, and all grace and truth

"Use this book as a daily guide in your walk with God and it will enrich you in a multitude of ways." --Michael A G Haykin

The hearts of the first Christians beat with praise for Christ. The strength of their devotion is remarkable, considering the times of uncertainty and persecution in which they lived. Despite all of this, the early church flourished, sustained by the God to whom they prayed.

Christians today have a lot to learn from the devotional life of the early church. In Fount of Heaven, a collection of carefully selected prayers from the first six centuries of the church, we can pray with our spiritual forefathers. Prayers from luminaries such as Clement of Rome, Irenaeus, and Augustine are arranged by theme to reveal the right prayer for the moment. The prayers have been slightly updated to read more easily, but they retain their joy and mystery. As we turn to the prayers of the first Christians, we can return to the foundations of our own faith.