Author Archives: Josh Thomas

About Josh Thomas

This site offers daily Morning and Evening Prayer in the Anglican tradition according to the Book of Common Prayer of The Episcopal Church, based in the USA. Each service includes psalms, Bible lessons, and prayers. The Daily Office Network consists of three sites: two in English (one timed for Asia-Pacific and the other for North & South America) and one in Spanish (Oficio Diario). We serve all the nations of the world. We're glad you came and we invite your comments. May God bless you richly in our Savior Jesus Christ.

Video Evensong 7.31.15, Ignatius of Loyola, Founder of the Jesuits, 1556

Pretty mellow tonight (at least after that psalm video!). Gwen & Jim were our cantors. Play it back here: — “Sir, even the dogs under the table eat the children’s crumbs.” VIDEO: Who was Ignatius of Loyola? – Stephanie … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 7.31.15, Ignatius of Loyola, Priest & Monastic, 1556

We continue to have good crowds this summer and we thank the Lord for those willing to try our webcasts. Play us back here: — These Jews were more receptive than those in Thessalonica, for they welcomed the message … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 7.30.15, William Wilberforce & Anthony Ashley Cooper, Prophetic Witnesses

You abandon the commandment of God and hold to human tradition. Yours is the day, O God, yours also the night; you established the moon and the sun. You fixed all the boundaries of the earth; you made both summer … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 7.30.15, William Wilberforce & Anthony Ashley Cooper, Prophetic Witnesses

Our webcast went well, though today’s lesson from 2nd Samuel did not win the popular vote. Play it back here: — Believe on the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household. Send out your light … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 7.29.15, Mary, Martha & Lazarus of Bethany, Friends of Jesus

People at once recognized him, and rushed about that whole region and began to bring the sick on mats to wherever they heard he was.   Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness; let the whole earth tremble before … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Creation, Ethiopia, Famine, Healing, Jesus, Mission, Peace, prayer, Prisoners, South Sudan, USA | 1 Comment

Morning Prayer 7.29.15, Mary, Martha & Lazarus of Bethany

We had that old-time religion going today – and people enjoyed the icon of the Bethany Saints below. Play us back here: — “These men are disturbing our city; they are Jews and are advocating customs that are not … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 7.28.15, Bach, Handel & Purcell, Baroque Composers

The apostles gathered around Jesus, and told him all that they had done and taught. He said to them, “Come away to a deserted place all by yourselves and rest a while.” Grace to you and peace from God our … Continue reading

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