Praise and honor, glory and thanksgiving are the blessing we give you, Lord God of our fathers, for having escorted us through the shadows of the night and shown us, once more, the light of day!
Remember, my God, the fall of Lucifer, full of pride; keep me safe with the power of your grace. Save me from falling away from you; save me from doubt. Incline my heart to call upon you, present in everything. Glory to You, O God, from age to age!
When the sun is setting and the silence of the spent day reigns, in the splendor of its declining rays I see your dwelling-place–fiery and purple, gold and blue. They speak prophet-like of the ineffable beauty of your presence. Glory to you, O God, from age to age!
Does possessing wealth get us closer to God’s Kingdom, or does wealth keep us out of the Kingdom? Here’s what we learn from Jesus’ encounter with a rich young man in Matthew 19.
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You brought me into life as if into an enchanted paradise. We have seen the sky like a chalice of deepest blue, and listened to the soothing murmur of the forest and melodious music of the streams. It is a pleasure to be your guest. Glory to You, O God, from age to age!
From birth until now your love has illumined my path and wondrously guided me towards the light of eternity. From birth until now the generous gifts of your providence have been marvelously poured upon me. I thank you with all who have come to know you and call upon your name.
It’s true, you learn something new every day. Yesterday, I learned about the “availability heuristic.” As the definition above indicates, the availability heuristic says that people will make judgment calls based upon the data that is most available to them, regardless of what other data and relevant facts reveal.Continue reading “The availability heuristic”
Real discipleship means staying open to where Christ is leading us, even when it’s hard to understand why he wants us to go there. My sermon on Sunday, August 30, 2020.
You are my delight, O Lord, and you give me the desires of my heart. I commit my way to the Lord, and place my trust in him.
“And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not overcome it.” (John 1:5)