Make Us Always Thankful

Almighty and everliving God, whose servant Thomas Cranmer, with others, restored the language of the people in the prayers of your Church: Make us always thankful for this heritage; and help us so to pray in the Spirit and with the understanding, that we may worthily magnify your holy Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen

via The Book Of Common Prayer

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Call And Send

O Lord our God, by your Son Jesus Christ you called your apostles and sent them forth to preach the Gospel to the nations; We bless your holy Name for your servant Augustine, first Archbishop of Canterbury, whose labors in propagating your Church among the English people we commemorate today; and we pray that all whom you call and send may do your will, and bide your time, and see your glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

via The Book Of Common Prayer

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Known In All The World

Heavenly Father, you called your servant Bede, while still a child, to devote his life to your service in the disciplines of religion and scholarship: Grant that as he labored in the Spirit to bring the riches of your truth to his generation, so we, in our various vocations, may strive to make you known in all the world; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

via The Book Of Common Prayer

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Happy Birthday Church!

O God, who on this day taught the hearts of your faithful people by sending to them the light of your Holy Spirit: Grant us by the same Spirit to have a right judgment in all things, and evermore to rejoice in his holy comfort; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

via The Book Of Common Prayer

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Season Drawing To A Close

It’s the 49th day on the journey. Yes, I can say: Happy Easter! Well, it the last day of Easter 2015. I hope that you enjoy the season. I did. It was the rebirth of a new beginning when things that have passed on, have been renewed and brought to a new level. Thank You, Jesus for the resurrected life that we live through You.

Indeed, I’m staying on the journey with Jesus. I’m thankful for the promise of the Father of His Holy Spirit. I’m thankful that Jesus ask God the Father to send us His Helper. I’m hopeless without God.

We would be totally lost without Jesus and the Holy Spirit. I’m thankful for the great Comforter in my life. I have been turning to Him in my daily walk with the LORD. We all need help. Thank You, Holy Spirit.

May we appreciate the gifts that God has and will give us. May we believe that the Holy Spirit is guiding us into the truth and the truth about ourselves. May we celebrate the gift of the Church that Jesus has give us. Amen!

Thanks for reading.
Susan

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We Will Make It. Only Believe

It’s been a very long COLD week. And you know, that we will make it. No matter the weather, no matter the place, God is with us to see us through. In good times or bad times, through thick and thin, the Lord is with us.

No matter what you’re going through. No matter where you have been, the Lord is there with you. Keep the faith. Believe for the best is yet to come. For the LORD is with you.

Keep your eyes on the prize. For He is the great reward. Do not grow weary in doing good. Keep you faith in God. Keep pressing on to the finish line.

Don’t give up. Don’t give in. Keep your focus on the LORD. Believe that you can. Believe that God will help you. Never let Him go. Never quit believing in God.

May the Lord help our unbelief.
May the LORD strengthen us on our journey.
May we believe that everything is going to be alright.
Amen

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Susan

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Thinking And Praying

Thinking And Praying
By S.A.Blakley

Thinking and praying, More along the way
God giving power, In times as we pray

Keeping mind on Him, Not looking about
Not searching to find, Or pointing things out

But, praying from heart, Deep down to behold
Spirit giving hope, Becoming made whole

Praying and thinking, Yearning to come know
Him more and more on, The journey we grow

Deeper in the LORD, Awaken to see
Thinking and praying, To God on our knees

Thank for reading Poem #2276

Idea on November 2, 2013 at 10:45 pm in chair by south window.
Re read and made some changes on March 27, 2015 and
May 11, 2015

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