Category Archives: Lent

Evening Prayer 4.12.14: Adoniram Judson, 1st American Missionary, 1850

When he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to shout out and say, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!” Jesus said, “I am the light of the world; whoever follows me will not walk in … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 4.12.14: Adoniram Judson, Missionary to Burma, 1850

Even though our outer nature is wasting away, our inner nature is being renewed day by day. Thus says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy, “I dwell in the high and holy place and … Continue reading

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Video Evensong 4.11.14: George A. Selwyn, Apostle of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, 1878

For the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many. VIDEO: Anglican Cathedral in Taranaki, N.Z. (OneNews, 2012) – mentions the 19th century “land wars” between British … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 4.11.14: George Augustus Selwyn, Bishop of New Zealand, and of Lichfield, 1878

Today’s attendance was 10. We do have room for more; see you next week. — But we have this treasure in clay jars, so that it may be made clear that this extraordinary power belongs to God and does not … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 4.10.14: Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Scientist and Military Chaplain, 1955

How hard it will be for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God! To the Lord our God belong mercy and forgiveness, because we have rebelled against him and have not obeyed the voice of the Lord … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 4.10.14: William Law, Priest, 1761

William Law provides a good reminder of why we pray together every day. — All of us, with unveiled faces, seeing the glory of the Lord as though reflected in a mirror, are being transformed into the same image from … 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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