Quotation by Frederick Pratt Green

When the Church of Jesus
Shuts its outer door,
Lest the roar of traffic
Drown the voice of prayer:
May our prayers, Lord, make us
Ten times more aware
That the world we banish
Is our Christian care.
Frederick Pratt Green (b. 1903), Methodist minister and hymn–writer. Noted in Hymnwriters 3 by Bernard Braley, London, Stainer & Bell (1991). "The Church in the World," l. 1-4 (1991).
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