Look at Jesus and see God's original purpose in everything created. Everything finds its purpose in Him. He holds it all together right up to this moment.
A prayer by Walter Brueggemann.
"They will receive blessing from the LORD, and vindication from the God of their salvation."
Saint Paul's Prayer.
I am your shepherd. I will Give your rest. Reflections form ezekiel 34.
The vineyard of the LORD Almighty is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah are the garden of his delight. And he looked for justice, but saw bloodshed; for righteousness, but heard cries of distress.
And can any of you by worrying add a single hour to your span of life?
A Psalm of confession. Meditate on David's confession before God.
A Christmas Hymn
"I am the living bread that came down from heaven."
A Mystical Vision from Thomas Merton.
The way up, is the way down.
Everywhere you will go, there I AM.
An Advent benediction.
Suzanne Stabile on the struggle of faith.
Bless our God, O peoples, let the sound of his praise be heard. He has kept us among the living. He has not let our feet slip.
Blessed are those whose help is the God of Jacob.
A Table benediction.
For it was you who formed my inward parts; you knit me together in my mother's womb. praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.
Christ calls us to love our neighbors as ourselves.
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