Pathways Through Lent, our annual series of devotions, is a companion in the deeply spiritual time of Lent. Parishioners contribute to this series by writing reflection, sometimes based upon the day’s readings from the Daily Office, and often drawing from their lives’ experiences.
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The Martin Family, Ministries to Children, Youth, and Families Appointed readings for today: Genesis 17:1–8 Psalm 105:4–11 John 8:51–59
A Take on Today’s Collect and the Daily Office Almighty God our heavenly Father, renew in us the gifts of your mercy; increase our faith, strengthen our hope, enlighten our understanding, widen our charity, and make us ready to serve you; through Jesus.
Psalm 102:15–22 The nations shall fear your Name, O Lord, and all the kings of the earth your glory. For the Lord will build up Zion, and his glory will appear. He will look with favor on the prayer of the homeless; he will not.
At the St. John’s Women’s Retreat earlier this month, just prior to the recommendations for physical distancing, we were able to enjoy community, love, joy in nature by the ocean, each other’s company, and Rev. Jane Hague’s leadership of our worship and study. We.
Psalm 130 (De profundis) Out of the depths have I called to you, O Lord; Lord, hear my voice; let your ears consider well the voice of my supplication. If you, Lord, were to note what is done amiss, O Lord, who could stand?.
That at the name of Jesus, every knee should bow, in heaven and on the earth and under the earth, and every tongue should acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. (Philippians 2:10-11) I love this verse..
Pilgrims in the Land of the Holy One bask and bathe in sights, sounds, smells and tastes of so much that is unique to the places and people here: vivid Armenian pottery designs; cool church interiors at biblical sites; the unique dress of so.
This is the time to be slow, Lie low to the wall Until the bitter weather passes. Try, as best you can, not to let The wire brush of doubt Scrape from your heart All sense of yourself And your hesitant light. If you.
Maria by Elizabeth Eybers An angel was the bearer Of that joyful tiding, and you Responded with a hymn of praise, Mary, young maid from Nazareth. When Joseph thought of deserting you And suspicious neighbours peered out at you Did you, I wonder,.
God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear…. Psalm 46, 1-2. It is nearly impossible to read anything in the Bible and not immediately interpret the calamities as symbolic of our world today. We are.