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He Is Risen

Photograph of a cross on a hill with clouds behind

Jeremiah 31:1-6 1At that time, says the LORD, I will be the God of all the families of Israel, and they shall be my people. 2   Thus says the LORD: The… Read more »

God So Loved the World

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In 1887, Sir John Stainer composed an oratorio entitled The Crucifixion: A Meditation on the Sacred Passion of the Holy Redeemer. He intended this work to be within the scope… Read more »

A Table Before Me

“You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies” (Psalm 23:5) The last part of Psalm 23 is less familiar, in which the psalmist praises God for… Read more »

The Bread of Life

Gospel Reading John 6:27-40 27“Do not work for the food that perishes, but for the food that endures for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you. For… Read more »

The Shepherd and the Flock

  Psalm 23 23:1 The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want. 23:2 He makes me lie down in green pastures; he leads me beside still waters; 23:3 he… Read more »


  Romans 3: 22-24 God’s righteousness comes through the faithfulness of Jesus Christ for all who have faith in him. There’s no distinction. 23 All have sinned and fall short of God’s… Read more »

Misereri Mei, Deus

Today, read the English translation of psalm 51 below, and listen to this beautiful recording in a time of contemplative prayer. This psalm has been set to music so many… Read more »

Shame and Grace

Lent is the season to remember the sacrifice of Christ. I cannot help but vividly imagine Jesus hanging on the cross, blood dripping from the wounds of the nails and… Read more »

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