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We are an independent prayer newsletter, publishing every Monday morning.

A Letter to ISIS

And now, friends, I know that you acted in ignorance, as did also your rulers. In this way God fulfilled what he had foretold through all the prophets, that his Messiah would suffer. Repent therefore, and turn to God so … Continue reading

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“Their God is My God”

Oh, how good and pleasant it is, when brethren live together in unity! –Psalm 133:1 PRAYER: (from the Lectionary) “Almighty and everlasting God, who in the Paschal mystery established the new covenant of reconciliation: Grant that all who have been … Continue reading

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Church, Arise!

Happy Easter Morning to you! May this be a day of great rejoicing. We cannot stress this point too strongly: The women who went to the grave of Jesus that morning (Mary the mother of James, Joanna, and Mary Magdalene) … Continue reading

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In the Thundering Silence

It’s Good Friday. For centuries this day was known as Black Friday, with good reason. Today we commemorate the darkest day in all of human history. PRAYER: (from the Lectionary) “Almighty God, we pray you graciously to behold this your … Continue reading

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Thy Will, Not Mine

It’s Thursday morning of Holy Week. If this week is comparable to walking through the Valley of the Shadow of Death, we are approaching the deep, dark and dangerous part. We are close to the end of our Lenten journey. … Continue reading

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What Does It Take to Amaze You?

“You are going to have the light just a little while longer. Walk while you have the light, before darkness overtakes you. The man who walks in the dark does not know where he is going. Put your trust in … Continue reading

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The “Come to Jesus” Talk

Human Resources Professional speaking to employee on the edge: “Our goal for today’s session is to make you either a performing associate or a former associate. We don’t much care which…” In professional circles, this is known as The Come … Continue reading

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Why Was Jesus Angry?

A man is about as big as the things which make him angry. —Sir Winston Churchill PRAYER: (from the Lectionary) “Almighty God, whose most dear Son went not up to joy but first he suffered pain, and entered not into … Continue reading

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Whose Coin Is It?

“For a small reward, a man will hurry away on a long journey; while for eternal life, many will hardly take a single step.” ― Thomas à Kempis PRAYER: (from the Lectionary) Almighty and everlasting God, in Christ You have … Continue reading

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