Monthly Archives: February, 2012

A Song of Penitence

This was one of the Canticles in Morning Prayer for February 29th: Canticle 14 A Song of Penitence  Kyrie Pantokrator Prayer of Manasseh 1-2, 4, 6-7, 11-15 O Lord and Ruler of the hosts of heaven, * God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and of all their righteous offspring: You made the heavens and the …

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Hebrews 13

The New Testament scripture assigned in Common Prayer today was Hebrews 13:1-16.  I am meditating on several of those verses for the day, though the whole reading is worthy of reflection: 1 Keep loving each other like family. 2 Don’t neglect to open up your homes to guests, because by doing this some have been hosts to …

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Mark 8:31-38

As I prepare for the weekend, I have already chosen the Genesis passage for my sermon emphasis, but the Gospel can’t be ignored.  It is the scripture that I will begin my week of reflections with: Then Jesus began to teach his disciples that the Son of Man must undergo great suffering, and be rejected …

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Holy Week 2012

Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Vigil I will offer a couple of notes for Maundy Thursday and Good Friday.  I usually preach on Maundy Thursday and usually do some kind of liturgical observance on Good Friday.  In general, reading the scriptures for the day in worship and tying them to the regular liturgies works for …

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Lent 1 Scripture Slides

The Common English Bible – 1st Sunday in Lent View more PowerPoint from Common English Bible

Prayers from Taize (Lent 1)

Intercessions God our Father, you want us to become new creatures in Christ. We pray to you. Lord, you promise us new heavens and a new earth. Renew our hope. You have freed us from our slavery by giving us your only Son; you open for us the way of freedom. Enable us to listen …

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