Jim Wellington

“The Jesus Prayer”


“pray without ceasing”

1 Thessalonians 5 : 17 NRSV


Supplementary information

Other Bible Passages referenced:

John 14 : 14, Acts 4 : 12

Further reading:

The Jesus Prayer by a monk of the eastern church
The Heart of Salvation: The Life and Teachings of  Saint Theophan the Recluse by Robin Amis
The Jesus Prayer by Simon Barrington-Ward
On the Prayer of Jesus by Ignatius Brianchaninov
The Art of Prayer: An Orthodox Anthology by Chariton of Valamo
The Way of a Pilgrim translated by R. M. French
The Name of Jesus by Irenee Hausherr
Writings from the Philokalia on Prayer of the Heart translated by Kadloubovsky & Palmer
The Power of the Name: The Jesus Prayer in Orthodox Spirituality by Kallistos Ware

Other Videos with a Similar Subject:

Kallistos Ware – “The Orthodox Practice of the Jesus Prayer”
David Picken – “Son of the living God have mercy”
Adrian Chatfield – “Stillness in Movement”


Reverend Jim Wellington

Position at time of recording this video:
Rector of the United Benefice of Keyworth, Stanton-on-the-wolds and Bunny with Bradmore

Denomination: Church of England