We offer many differing prayers for use with your beads. You need not use the prayers in the order they appear unless you find that approach meaningful. So too you may choose to use the devotion and not the meditation, or vice versa. You may want to use the same prayer over the course of days or weeks, or you may want to choose a new one daily. Feel free to use what fits your mood or place in life.
—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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Know that the Lord is God—he made us; we belong to him. We are his people, the sheep of his own pasture.
—Psalm 100:3 (CEB)
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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