Evening Prayer of Examen

Take ten slow, deep breaths Invitation  Holy Spirit, I welcome you. Help me become aware of your Presence. And as I reflect on the events of the day,  I ask for clarity and understanding Of how you were at work today. Thanksgiving What am I especially grateful for in the past day?  Petition  O God, […]

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Morning Prayer Liturgy

Address  Father God, Creator of heaven and earth, God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob,  God of Israel,  God and Father of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ,  Have mercy and hear our prayer First Prayers O Lord, open our lips, And our mouths will proclaim your praise. Glory to the Father, and to the Son, […]

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Daily Scripture Readings

Daily Scripture Readings | November 22-28, 2020  Sunday, November 22, 2020 Psalm of the Day: Psalm 43 Gospel Reading: Matthew 16:13-28 Monday, November 23, 2020 Psalm of the Day: Psalm 44 Gospel Reading: Matthew 17:1-13 Tuesday, November 24, 2020 Psalm of the Day: Psalm 45 Gospel Reading: Matthew 17:14-27 Wednesday, November 25, 2020 Psalm of the […]

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That They May Be One

John’s Vision of Church Unity The Gospel of John has been one of the most famous and widely-read books in the Christian Church from the time it was written and first circulated almost two thousand years ago, all the way up to our present day. John contains probably the most famous verse of the Bible,1 and some […]

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Security in Obscurity

John the baptizer had gained a sizable following among the people of Israel. He was regarded by many to be a prophet, and indeed, to this day there is still a group known as the Mandeans, who revere John as the greatest prophet of God.1 His long-lasting legacy is a testament to the fact that […]

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Listen

“Speak, LORD, for your servant is listening.” 1 For many Christians, prayer begins as a monologue, in which the believer talks to (or worse, at) God, and not much else. O what great a tragedy this is! While this first step is great (and certainly better than not praying at all), there is more to […]

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