Over the next several weeks I will be praying through a number of the Advent readings from the Book of Common Prayer. I hope you'll join me!
28:1 After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb.2 There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone and sat on it. 3 His appearance was … Continue reading He Is Risen
Below is a re-post from last year, but it is what I'm meditating on today. May the Lord use the words and music in your life as you reflect on what Jesus has done for each of us. 28 Later, knowing that everything had now been finished, and so that Scripture would be fulfilled, Jesus … Continue reading It Is Finished: Good Friday (4/2/2021)
This is a re-post of my Praying Scripture post last year, but I'm praying it again today. Will you join me? 1 Out of the depths I cry to you, LORD;2 Lord, hear my voice. Let your ears be attentive to my cry for mercy.3 If you, LORD, kept a record of sins, Lord, who could stand?4 But … Continue reading Praying Scripture – 2/17/2021 – Ash Wednesday
Meditating on God's work in creation holds the potential to remove ourselves from being the source of wisdom, judgment, and value that is often our focus in our post-Fall world, pointing us instead to the Father Almighty who took up his rule on the seventh day.
Remind me of Your love for those with whom I disagree and help me to treat them as those who are dearly loved.
I guess I shouldn't be surprised, but God had other plans.
18 And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.Ephesians 6:18 Father, I come before You today and ask that You will create in me a constant sensitivity to the things of Your Spirit. … Continue reading Praying Scripture – 8/1/2020
4 I always thank my God for you because of his grace given you in Christ Jesus. 5 For in him you have been enriched in every way—with all kinds of speech and with all knowledge—6 God thus confirming our testimony about Christ among you. 7 Therefore you do not lack any spiritual gift as you eagerly wait for … Continue reading Praying Scripture – 7/25/2020
May God, who gives this patience and encouragement, help you live in complete harmony with each other, as is fitting for followers of Christ Jesus. then all of you can join together with one voice, giving praise and glory to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.Romans 15:5-6 (NLT) Loving Father, I ask today … Continue reading Praying Scripture – 7/15/2020