Prone To Wander | Interview with Barbara Duguid

Confessing our sins might seem like a gloomy business—God already knows about them, so what’s the point of dwelling on failure? But confession is more celebratory than we think. It does not simply remind us of our guilt, but points us to our great Savior, who has atoned for us and lovingly pursues us despite our wandering. 

These prayers open with a scriptural call of confession, confess specific sins, thank the Father for Jesus’ perfect life and death in our place, ask for the help of the Spirit in pursuing holiness, and close with an assurance of pardon.

Inspired by the Puritan classic The Valley of Vision, these prayers were developed for both personal devotions and church use.

Barbara Duguid is a counselor and ministry assistant at Christ Presbyterian Church (ARP) in Grove City, Pennsylvania, where she crafts the weekly liturgy. She is a pastor’s wife and the mother of six children, and she holds an advanced certificate in biblical counseling from the Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation in Glenside, Pennsylvania.

Listen to Barbara's interview with Adam by clicking the podcast button below.

If you enjoyed this article, would you consider making a donation to the Songtime ministry? We need your support! Click the donation button below, or give our office a call at 508-362-7070 so that we may further the Gospel of Jesus Christ here in New England and the East Coast and online to the rest of the world. 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *