morning prayer liturgy

This is the prayer liturgy that I pray in the morning.   Address Father God, creator of heaven and earth, God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, God of Israel, God and Father of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, True and Living God who is Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, Have mercy and hear my prayer.   First Prayers O …

painting a picture of love

Read Philippians 1:3-11 1:3 I thank my God every time I remember you, 1:4 constantly praying with joy in every one of my prayers for all of you, 1:5 because of your sharing in the gospel from the first day until now. 1:6 I am confident of this, that the one who began a good work among you will bring …

imagination

READ – Jeremiah 33:14–16 33:14 The days are surely coming, says the LORD, when I will fulfill the promise I made to the house of Israel and the house of Judah. 33:15 In those days and at that time I will cause a righteous Branch to spring up for David; and he shall execute justice and righteousness in the land. …

the christian year

As we begin another Christian year,  it is always good to be reminded of the importance of following the Christian calendar. Check out this video:

a journey through the gospel of luke

This Sunday is the beginning of Year C of the Lectionary and the Gospel reading primarily are in Luke.   What is the Gospel of Luke all about?   Who is this Luke guy? Luke, who also wrote Acts, and was a companion of Paul on his second missionary journey (Acts 16:11-40). He is called the “Beloved physician” (Col. 4:14) and …