David Brainerd quote – utterly disproportionate

I saw this short prayer on Pete Wilson’s ‘withoutwax.tv‘ blog and thought is was profound.

As he explains:

“There’s a simple prayer I’ve been reciting a lot lately.  It’s a prayer that reportedly David Brainerd (1718-1747) often prayed.  Brainerd was an American missionary to the Native Americans.  Even though he died at the early age of 29 God used his life in amazing ways.  His prayer appropriately was…

God let me make a difference for you that is utterly disproportionate to who I am.

So that’s my prayer today.”

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