One veteran Christian adds the certainty of heaven to a familiar prayer.
Many of us have tucked our children to bed with the words of a familiar prayer:
Now I lay me down to sleep;
I pray the Lord my soul to keep.
If I should die before I wake,
I pray the Lord my soul to take.
Maybe you learned it from your parents and repeated it to a new generation. I remember it as a child, and I know many have used it.
Yet there is something about the prayer that troubles me.
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Author: Harold Hoeppner
Volume 107, Number 09
Issue: September 2020