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Congregational Prayer: September 8, 2019

Our Holy Father and our God, we gather here together on the Lord’s Day to give You thanks for Your goodness and praise You for Who You are. Thank You for the redeeming work that You have done through Your … Continue reading

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To not do the Devil’s work…

From Bunyan’s “The Author’s Apology” for Pilgrim’s Progress: Neither did I but vacant seasons spend In this my scribble; nor did I intend But to divert myself in doing this, From worser thoughts which make me do amiss.

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A limited audience…

“The only pupils it finds are those who already cling to Christ and believe in Him.” Luther on the Sermon on the Mount

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Collect: Second Advent…

Originally posted on Livin' in the foothills:
ALMIGHTY God, give us grace that we may cast away the works of darkness, and put upon us the armour of light, now in the time of this mortal life in which thy…

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The Prayers You Left Behind…

In 2011 I was still early in my days of pastoring a mission church in the East Mountains of New Mexico, about 20 miles east of Albuquerque. The pastor of our sponsoring church commended blogging to me, as a way … Continue reading

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Prayer of Petition: April 2, 2017

Strengthen the weak hands, And make firm the feeble knees. Say to those who are fearful-hearted, “Be strong, do not fear! Behold, your God will come with vengeance, With the recompense of God; He will come and save you.” Isaiah … Continue reading

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Prayer of Thanksgiving: February 12, 2017

Our Holy Father and our God, we give You thanks for this day, and each day that You give us. We give you thanks for the beauty of the place you have set us in, for the productivity of the … Continue reading

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