Psalm 1

The Collect for Proper 26: The Sunday closest to November 2

Almighty and merciful God,it is only by your gift that your faithful people offer you true and laudable service:Grant that we may run without stumbling to obtain your heavenly promises;through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,one God, now and for ever. Amen.(BCP 235) Historical introduction:  This ancient …

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A Meditation on The Collect for The Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany

O Lord,you have taught us that without love whatever we do is worth nothing;Send your Holy Spirit and pour into our hearts your greatest gift, which is love, the true bond of peace and of all virtue,without which whoever lives is accounted dead before you.Grant this for the sake of your only Son Jesus Christ, …

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The Collect for Proper 26: The Sunday closest to November 2

Almighty and merciful God,it is only by your gift that your faithful people offer you true and laudable service:Grant that we may run without stumbling to obtain your heavenly promises;through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,one God, now and for ever. Amen. (BCP 235) Marion Hatchett’s summary …

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