Psalm 85 – a prayer for revival

The psalmist is praying at one of the low points of Israel’s roller coaster spiritual journey. He reminds himself and God of past times when God has redeemed Israel and saved them from destruction . He calls out to God to revive them and asks whether He will go on being angry with them.  He … Read more

Poetic Meditation

Hail to thee, blithe Spirit!Bird thou never wert,That from Heaven, or near it,Pourest thy full heartIn profuse strains of unpremeditated art. Higher still and higherFrom the earth thou springestLike a cloud of fire;The blue deep thou wingest,And singing still dost soar, and soaring ever singest. In the golden lightningOf the sunken sun,O’er which clouds are … Read more

Morning Proclamation

“Awake, sleeper, and arise from the dead, And Christ will shine on you.” Jesus says to each one of us: “If any of you want to be my followers, you must forget about yourself. You must take up your cross each day and follow me.” Lord Jesus we walk this day, repentant of our shortcomings, … Read more