Category Archives: Prayer

Being Human

Genesis 2:7 is rightly famous for revealing that the human was created from the dust of the earth. But, there is so much more that I never realized until I was rereading the text in preparation for next week’s class. … Continue reading

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The Aaronic Blessing

Numbers 6:22-27 יְבָרֶכְךָ יְהוָה וְיִשְׁמְרֶךָ יָאֵר יְהוָה פָּנָיו אֵלֶיךָ וִיחֻנֶּךָּ יִשָּׂא יְהוָה פָּנָיו אֵלֶיךָ וְיָשֵׂם לְךָ שָׁלוֹם May the LORD bless you and keep you; May the LORD make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious to you; … Continue reading

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John Chrysostom’s Easter Sermon

Excerpt from John Chrysostom’s Easter Sermon Let no one lament persistent failings, for forgiveness has risen from the grave. Let no one fear death, for the death of our Saviour has set us free. The Lord has destroyed death by … Continue reading

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Prayer for Ash Wednesday

Almighty and everlasting God, you hate nothing you have made and forgive the sins of all who are penitent: Create and make in us new and contrite hearts, that we, worthily lamenting our sins and acknowledging our wretchedness, may obtain … Continue reading

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