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“Helping those who have no helper”

“For he delivers the needy when they call, the poor and those who have no helper.”
—Psalm 72: 12

Psalm 72 begins “Give the king your justice, O God.” It implies that justice is a God-given matter, and though in our time we have no king, the seeking of justice remains one of the marks of authentic government. 311 more words

Christian Faith

Evening Prayer 1.18.17, Confession of St. Peter

I will seek the lost, and I will bring back the strayed, and I will bind up the injured, and I will strengthen the weak, but the fat and the strong I will destroy. 2,418 more words


Jan. 15: Message on calls

This is the message from Sunday, Jan. 15. The scriptures were: Isaiah 49:1-7, I Corinthians 1:1-9 and John 1:29-42. The title was “God’s Call for Us.” 1,739 more words

Layperson Sermons

Survival Mode

Finally we were able to meet for services in 2017. We held a somewhat celebration of Epiphany, though no serious reference to it. This was our first service after the two days everyone in the congregation endured without electrical power. 1,766 more words


Evening Prayer 1.8.17, First Sunday after the Epiphany: Baptism of Christ

There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. He came as a witness to testify to the light, so that all might believe through him. 1,814 more words


Morning Prayer 1.8.16, First Sunday after Epiphany: Baptism of Our Lord

He will feed his flock like a shepherd;
he will gather the lambs in his arms,
and carry them in his bosom,
and gently lead the mother sheep. 2,878 more words