'Amos 4:12' Tagged Posts

'Amos 4:12' Tagged Posts

“IF I SHOULD DIE BEFORE I WAKE”

Most of us know the old bedtime prayer: Now I lay me down to sleep. I pray Thee, Lord, my soul to keep. If I should die before I wake, I pray Thee, Lord, my soul to take. Years ago, a lady wrote in to the advice column of the late Ann Landers about this prayer. She said she was “horrified” by the prayer. “What’s more,” she went on to say, “suggesting to a child that he…