Life

O God, who by the glorious resurrection of your Son Jesus Christ destroyed death and brought life and immortality to light; Grant that we, who have been raised with him, may abide in his presence and rejoice in tho the hope of eternal glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom, with you and the …

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Advent Dawns

O Dayspring, splendor of light eternal and sun of righteousness; Come and enlighten those who dwell in darkness and the shadow of death.O Antiphons, Traditional Advent is traditionally observed as a fast of self-reflection similar to Lent. However, my weeping in this season tends to be not so much for my own sinfulness as it …

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Comfort Ye

"For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through encouragement of the scriptures, we might have hope." --Romans 15:4 I've been spending a lot of time with the prophets lately and finding them strangely comforting. Something about their unwavering confidence to speak God's word has been a …

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Hope

"Let the Amen sound from His people again"Joachim Neander (1650-1680); Translated by Catherine Winkworth Today is a day to sing "Amen." Let's affirm with generations of saints--"Yes I believe." When Jesus tells the Pharisees to render to Caesar what is Caesar's, he also tells them to give to God what is God's. To give to God …

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