Welcome! You are embarking on a journey that will introduce you to a new way of connecting with God. Protestant prayer beads are a prayer tool that can help you experience God’s presence, increase your focus and comfort level in prayer, and be still and know God’s love for you.
While many types of prayer beads exist, we designed the devotions and meditations in this book for use with Protestant prayer beads.
—Kristen E. Vincent and Max O. Vincent, Another Bead, Another Prayer: Devotions to Use with Protestant Prayer Beads (Upper Room Books, 2014)
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When I look up at your skies, at what your fingers
made—the moon and the stars that you set firmly in
place—what are human beings that you think about
them; what are human beings that you pay attention
—Psalm 8:3-4 (NRSV)
Prayer for the Week
Pray the following prayer as you touch the cross, invitatory bead, and resurrection beads on a set of Protestant prayer beads.
Holy God, heaven and earth are filled with your glory.
Let my praise be united with that of
the angels as we proclaim that
you are holy, holy, holy. Amen.
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