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.

Evening Prayer 3.29.15, Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday

When they look on the one whom they have pierced, they shall mourn for him, as one mourns for an only child, and weep bitterly over him, as one weeps over a firstborn. Jesus said, “If anyone would come after … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 3.29.15, Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday

Return to your stronghold, O prisoners of hope; today I declare that I will restore to you double. To the Lord our God belong mercy and forgiveness, because we have rebelled against him and have not obeyed the voice of … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 3.28.15, Saturday of 5 Lent

Jesus said to them, “Unbind him, and let him go.” I will arise and go to my father, and I will say to him, “Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you; I am no longer worthy to be … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 3.28.15, Saturday in the 5th Week of Lent

A hardening has come upon part of Israel, until the full number of the Gentiles has come in. And so all Israel will be saved. Rend your hearts, and not your garments. Return to the Lord your God, who is … Continue reading

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Video Evensong 3.27.15, Charles Brent, Bishop of the Philippines, & of WNY, 1929

Good service tonight, including 2 of our favorite cantors. Click here: https://dailyoffice.adobeconnect.com/p2tfbzg15qj/ Accordingly, though Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus, after having heard that Lazarus was ill, he stayed two days longer in the place where he was. … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 3.27.15, Charles Henry Brent, Bishop of the Philippines & of Western New York, 1929

Fun with Tom & Linda today. For playback, click here: https://dailyoffice.adobeconnect.com/p3a33h8shld/ I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me, even though they die, will live, and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die. … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 3.26.15, Richard Allen, 1st AME Bishop, 1831

These are not the words of one who has a demon. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind? To the Lord our God belong mercy and forgiveness, because we have rebelled against him and have not obeyed the … Continue reading

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