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Trintas

At morn I prayed, “I fain would see
How Three are One, and One is Three;
Read the dark riddle unto me.”

I wandered forth, the sun and air… 441 more words

God

Psalm 51, 2 August 2015

Psalm 51 is one of the so-called ‘Penitential Psalms’, the fourth in fact. It begins:

Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. 

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Psalms

The Problem with Penitence

REPENT, YE SINNERS! THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS AT HAND!

Those words, or words like them, have been uttered by street side preachers, sweaty televangelists and crusaders for souls for as long as our collective memories can recall. 2,065 more words

Discernment Not Decision

Through the Bible in Just Over a Year - Zephaniah

Zephaniah was an approximate contemporary of Jeremiah, prophesying not long before Judah was exiled to Babylon, but in many ways his book has similarities with Amos. 486 more words

Through The Bible

Penitence and Pie: Director's Cut

It’s one A.M., I’ve got a bad case of the screaming whatsits, and I’m baking a rhubarb galette.

You may be wondering.

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Musings

A penitent medieval stanza

Came across this this morning before popping Parsifal into the DVD drive:

Since first I could do harm I sinned my fill;
In deed, with mouth, with all my limbs did ill;

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Classic Christianity

Psalm 123, 5 July 2015

Psalm 123 (text here>) is a song of ascent, sometimes called degrees or graduals. These short and hopeful songs are grouped as Psalms 120 to 134. 326 more words

Psalms