Daily Prayer for November 23

I am the good shepherd, who is willing to die for the sheep. When the hired man, who is not a shepherd and does not own the sheep, sees a wolf coming, he leaves the sheep and runs away; so the wolf snatches the sheep and scatters them. John 10:11–12, TEV Lord our God, we thank you for ruling us with your shepherd’s staff so that again and again we can be refreshed and can delight in what you are doing for us. We thank you that we can have eager, joyful faith even when sorrows come, looking again and again to the good you give us. We are thankful and want to be thankful always. Be a mighty Lord over the peoples, we pray, and protect our country. Show your sovereignty by guarding the flock close beside you and by pouring out your grace to give life to the dying and resurrection to those who have died. O Lord God, hear and bless us. May your will be done on earth as in heaven, so that your kingdom may break in and everything may come right, according to your great purpose. Amen.
Recent articles on Plough

Kat Armas

A Legacy of Survival

For my grandmother, the struggle to survive was rooted in faith.
Read now

Dale Ahlquist

Distributism Needs a New Name

G. K. Chesterton and company didn’t just decry what was wrong with the world. Their solution is as relevant as ever.
Read now

Richard J. Foster

Holy Laughter

Benedict and Bernard may have disapproved of humor, but I’d argue that Christians should not take themselves so seriously.
Read now

Marilyn R. Gardner

To Whom Much Has Been Given

Being welcomed when I was an outsider has taught me to open my own home and to share my abundance.
Read now

Thomas M. Ward

The Gospel in Wingfeather

Andrew Peterson’s Wingfeather Saga is no Lord of the Rings, but children’s literature hasn’t achieved such theological depth since the Chronicles of Narnia.
Read now

Daily Prayer for November 23
Source: Daily Prayer