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Challenging Thoughts for the Gospel read on Sunday, August 4, 2019

Sixteen of the thirty-eight parables of Jesus deal with money.  One out of ten verses in the New Testament deals with that subject.  Scripture offers about five hundred verses on prayer, fewer than five hundred on faith, and over two … Continue reading

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Household Prayers for the week starting on Sunday, August 25, 2019

Household Prayer: Morning Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me bless God’s holy name. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and do not forget all God’s benefits. Amen. Household Prayer: Evening Healing God, you long … Continue reading

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Household Prayers for the week starting on Sunday, August 18, 2019

Household Prayer: Morning Laboring God of this new age, give me wisdom and courage to understand your will as I live your word this day. Amen. Household Prayer: Evening Lord, I have done my best to serve you this day, … Continue reading

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Household Prayers for the week starting on Sunday, August 11, 2019

Household Prayer: Morning On this new day, Lord, make me watchful for all that you are doing in the world; keep me faithful, that I may do your will in all things; and hold me in your grace, as I … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts for the Gospel read on Sunday, July 28, 2019

God is a thousand times more ready to give than to receive. Meister Eckhart *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  * People who pray for miracles usually don’t get miracles….  But people who pray for courage, for … Continue reading

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Household Prayers for the week starting on Sunday, July 28, 2019

Household Prayer: Morning God, as this new day begins, I imagine Abraham sitting in the shade under his oak tree when you appeared to him in the form of three strangers and he offered them hospitality. Help me to see … Continue reading

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Household Prayers for the week starting on August 4, 2019

Household Prayer: Morning I greet this new day with joy, o lord, for you are my light and my hope. Do not let me fall prey to the anxieties of this world, or be tempted by false charms, but keep … Continue reading

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Household Prayers for the week starting on Sunday, July 21, 2019

Household Prayer: Morning Dear God, as I begin this day I renew my commitment to live as an agent of your reconciling love. Keep my actions holy, my thoughts blameless, and my intentions irreproachable. Let me be firm in the … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts for Sunday, July 21, 2019

One telling statistic reveals the fruit of two centuries of faithful mission work:  of India’s 700 million people, only 2.7 percent call themselves Christian, and yet Christians are responsible for more than eighteen percent of the nation’s health care. Philip … Continue reading

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Household Prayers for the week starting on Sunday, July 14, 2019

Household Prayer: Morning Arouse my heart, O God, to your love, and let me love my neighbor with the same consideration I desire for myself. Through Christ I pray. Amen. Household Prayer: Evening O God, you have held me and … Continue reading

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