Fill Thou My Life, O Lord, My God
Psalm 57 · Psalm 34:1 · Psalm 71:8
Confessions and Statements of Faith References
Further Reflections on Confessions and Statements of Faith References
The comprehensiveness of this prayer (“my whole being,” stanza 1) arises from a heart that knows the full power of the grace of God that has restored us, “so that with our whole lives we may show that we are thankful to God for his benefits...” (Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 32, Question and Answer 86).
Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 47, Question and Answer 122 professes that believers can aim to “direct all our living—what we think, say, and do—so that your name will never be blasphemed because of us but always honored and praised.”