Devotional: Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Good Friday Collect 1 from The Book of Common Prayer Almighty God, we beseech thee graciously to behold this thy family, for which our Lord Jesus Christ was contented to be betrayed, and given up into the hands of wicked men, and to suffer death upon the cross, who now liveth and reigneth with theeContinue reading “Devotional: Wednesday, April 8, 2020”

Daily Devotional: Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Calvary’s Anthem from the Valley of Vision Heavenly Father, There is power in the blood of Calvary to destroy sins more than can be counted even by one from the choir of heaven.  Thou hast given me a hill-side spring that washes clear and white, and I go as a sinner to its waters, bathingContinue reading “Daily Devotional: Tuesday, April 7, 2020”

Daily Devotional: Monday, April 6, 2020

Calvary’s Anthem from the Valley of Vision Heavenly Father, Thou hast led me singing to the cross where I fling down all my burdens and see them vanish, where my mountains of guilt  are levelled to a plain, where my sins disappear, though they are the greatest that exist, and are more in number thanContinue reading “Daily Devotional: Monday, April 6, 2020”

Sunday, April 5, 2020: Sunday School and Sermon

Sunday Sermon: Matthew 21:1–11: “The Realities of God’s Kingdom vs. What the World Thinks a Kingdom Looks Like.” Sunday School: Westminster Confession of Faith, Chapter 14 and 15. Correction: reference to the Parable of the Talents in the discussion on forgiveness should be instead to the Parable of the Unforgiving Servant.

Daily Devotional: Friday, April 3, 2020

The Grace of the Cross from the Valley of Vision O My Savior, By thy cross crucify my every sin;  use it to increase my intimacy with thy self; make it the ground of all my comfort, the liveliness of all my duties, the sum of all thy gospel promises, the comfort of all myContinue reading “Daily Devotional: Friday, April 3, 2020”

Daily Devotional: Tuesday, Mar. 31, 2020

Today’s prayer is an excerpt from a particularly long prayer in Piercing Heaven:  Prayers of the Puritans.  This is an excellent collection of prayers I have found very useful in my daily devotions.  “A Prayer for Revival”  by Phillip Doddridge1 Eternal, unchangeable Jehovah!  Your perfections and glories will never change.  Jesus your Son is “theContinue reading “Daily Devotional: Tuesday, Mar. 31, 2020”

Daily Devotional: Mon , March 30, 2020

WE beseech thee, Almighty God, mercifully to look upon thy people; that by thy great goodness they may be governed and preserved evermore, both in body and soul; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.1 Haggai 2:20-23 God’s Choice is Perfect 20 The word of the LORD came a second time to Haggai on the twenty-fourth dayContinue reading “Daily Devotional: Mon , March 30, 2020”