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Anglican Prayer

One of the glories of the Anglican tradition is its Book of Common Prayer, which provides written prayers for Sunday liturgies, weekday devotions, and many other occasions. Some Christian traditions rely more on spontaneous prayers. Both written prayers and spontaneous … Continue reading

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Cloud of Witnesses

The New Testament Letter to the Hebrews, Chapter 11, describes how the heroes of the Old Testament trusted in God, despite adversity, and relied on God’s promise of a better future. “These were all commended for their faith, yet none … Continue reading

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The Perfect Comforter

August 7, 2020 – Friday Morning The Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name.1 If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that saith to thee, Give me to drink; … Continue reading

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Back to the Bible!

The Bible contains a whole library of books written over hundreds of years by many people for many purposes. Together these books form a record of God’s relationship with man and man’s reflections on that relationship. Translations of the Bible … Continue reading

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The Question of Suffering & the Certainty of God’s Love

Endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ1 I have given him for a witness to the people, a leader and a commander to the people.2 It became him, for whom are all things and by whom are all … Continue reading

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Favorite Hymns

“Lord of all hopefulness” follows the singer’s moods through the day from hopefulness and joy in the morning to eagerness and faith at noon, kindliness and grace in the evening, and finally to gentleness and calm at the end of … Continue reading

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Laying Our Cares Before God…

July 28, 2020 – Tuesday Evening Let your requests be made known unto God.1 Abba, Father, all things are possible unto thee; take away this cup from me: nevertheless not what I will, but what thou wilt.2 There was given … Continue reading

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Commemorating Saint James

July 25 is the traditional feast day of Saint James the Apostle. James, whose Hebrew name sounded more like Ya-kob, was a fisherman on the Sea of Galilee and was one of the first disciples to be called, along with … Continue reading

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Learning from the Movies

Learning from Movies In the first Pirates of the Caribbean movie, a band of pirates has, for their greed, been cursed by ancient Aztec gods to live forever as skeletal beings whose true nature is revealed only when moonlight shines … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Christ

Our driveway may be bumpy and surrounded by construction materials, but it leads to the altar where the bread and wine of the Eucharist are offered to all baptized Christians. The bread and wine make present the body and blood … Continue reading

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