Category Archives: Holocaust

Evening Prayer 9.20.14, John Coleridge Patteson & Companions, the Martyrs of Melanesia, 1871

I do not judge anyone who hears my words and does not keep them, for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world. If I say, “Surely the darkness will cover me, and the light around … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 7.16.14, The Righteous Gentiles, Rescuers of Jews During the Holocaust

And the king will answer them, ‘Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.’ Worship the Lord in the beauty of … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 7.16.14, The Righteous Gentiles

Valerie Scott was our worship leader this morning, while Clint listened by phone. — As regards election the Jews are beloved, for the sake of their ancestors; for the gifts and the calling of God are irrevocable. Let the words … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 4.10.14: Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Theologian and Martyr, 1945

What God has joined together, let no one separate. 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 and winter. … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 4.9.14: Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Theologian and Martyr, 1945

Valerie was our worship leader this morning on short notice. The screen starts out black for the first couple of minutes, a production issue that’s soon corrected. — The letter kills, but the Spirit gives life. To the Lord our … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 3.15.14: Saturday in 1 Lent

“Nothing beyond what is written.” Thus says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy, “I dwell in the high and holy place and also with the one who has a contrite and humble spirit, to … Continue reading

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Video Evensong 2.7.14: Cornelius the Centurion, 1st Gentile Convert to the Faith

Not even his brothers believed in him. VIDEO: Dr. Jacob Bronowski at Auschwitz (“The Ascent of Man,” 1972) If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us, but if we confess our … Continue reading

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