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Opening Prayer: O God, because without you we are not able to please you, mercifully grant that your Holy Spirit may in all things direct...

The proclamation has been made:  "The Kingdom of God is near."  Now the community of the Kingdom begins to form; the restored people of...

An Opening Prayer: Please, Lord, let fall in my soul a drop of your surpassing sweetness, to sweeten her bitter palate.  Experiencing this swallow, may...

Hear the Messianic hope; hear the words of Isaiah, prophetically directed against Ephraim but echoing down the corridors of history into a new restoration. ...

Opening Prayer Eternal God, we have been led by the Spirit to places unfamiliar, to wildernesses barren, to areas uncomfortable and frightening.  We are surrounded...

THE TEXT Matthew 3:1-17 Now in those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea, saying, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is...

Isaiah 58:1-14 "Shout! A full-throated shout! Hold nothing back—a trumpet-blast shout! Tell my people what's wrong with their lives, face my family Jacob with their sins! They're busy, busy,...

"Through many hardships we enter the kingdom of God," Paul and Barnabas told the new disciples.  Not much has changed.  Long ago Jesus declared,...

May 27: Psalm 98 The Salvation of the King Pentecost Sunday “He has revealed His righteousness in the sight of the nations” (vs.2) “All the ends of the...

May 26: Psalm 62 Waiting on God in patient trust Common meter 86.86             Ellacombe (Hosanna, Loud Hosanna), p. 130 Dundee (God Works in a Mysterious Way), p....