Posted by Luke J. Wilson on 31st December 2016 in prayer | prayer,Star Wars,Chirrut Imwe,The Force,Jesus prayer,unity,Holy Spirit,mantra
... and ‘prayer
’ to how our life as Christians ought to be concerning the work of the Spirit in and through us. I found this encouraging and it reminded me of an ancient Christian mantra-like prayer
which is still prayed today in certain places and Church branches. This is the Jesus prayer
"Lord Jesus Christ Son of God, have mercy on me a sinner"
is short and repetitive much like the Star Wars Force prayer
, and was also first introduced by a monk (though a hermit monk rather than a warrior monk!). From the history of the Jesus prayer
I once read, it was the quest of a young monk who wanted to fully understand Paul’s encouragement to ...