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The Way of the Cross, part 4

Why is this night different from all other nights? On all other nights, we eat either unleavened or leavened bread, but tonight we eat only unleavened bread? On all other nights, we eat all kinds of vegetables, but tonight, we … Continue reading

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The Way of the Cross, part 1

NOTE: The Monday Prayer will publish every day during Holy Week. If the cross was the end of the story, we would have no hope. But the cross isn’t the end. Jesus didn’t escape from death; he conquered it and … Continue reading

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False Expectations

Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind. –C.S. Lewis PRAYER: (From the Lectionary) “Almighty and everliving God, in your tender love for the … Continue reading

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Where Is Our Help?

I was sure by now That You would have reached down And wiped our tears away, Stepped in and saved the day But once again, I say, Amen and it’s still raining As the thunder rolls I barely hear Your … Continue reading

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Into His Likeness

“I believe that there are too many accommodating preachers, and too many practitioners in the church who are not believers. Jesus Christ did not say, ‘Go into all the world and tell the world that it is quite right.’ The … Continue reading

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Epiphany

“Without the quest, there can be no epiphany.” ― Constantine E. Scaros, Reflections on a Simple Twist of Fate: Literature, Art and Parkinson’s Disease “Sometimes the dreams that come true are the dreams you never even knew you had.” ― … Continue reading

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Mary Did You Know?

Dear Friends and Family in Christ Jesus, Grace and peace to you in the Name of the One we honor today. Thank you for celebrating with us. We pray God’s great blessings upon you this day, and also in the … Continue reading

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How Long, O Lord?

He prayeth well, who loveth well Both man and bird and beast. He prayeth best, who loveth best All things both great and small; For the dear God who loveth us, He made and loveth all. —from The Rime of … Continue reading

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Lord, Have Mercy

A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you’re looking down, you can’t see something that’s above you. –C.S. Lewis PRAYER: (from the Lectionary) “Almighty and everlasting God, increase in us … Continue reading

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What Does Discipleship Cost?

“Everybody thinks of changing humanity and nobody thinks of changing himself.” —Leo Tolstoy PRAYER: (from the Lectionary) “Grant us, O Lord, to trust in you with all our hearts; for, as you always resist the proud who confide in their … Continue reading

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