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Spiritual Refreshment of the Godly-1

“What is God to the soul? He is its Light, its Healing Balm, its Bread of Life.” That’s how Johann Gerhard begins his Meditation 16 on “The Spiritual Refreshment of the Godly.” Here’s the first part of that meditation. Source: Sacred Meditations by Johann Gerhard, pages 87-88. Play in …

Rejoicing in Jesus’ Resurrection

In today’s meditation, we rejoice in Jesus’ resurrection victory over death with Johann Starck. Source: Starck’s Prayer-Book, by Johann Starck (translated and edited by W. H. T. Dau, 1921), page 128. Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS

The Presentation (February 2)

On this day Jesus was presented in the temple (see Luke 2:22-38). We pray that we too may be presented to God with hearts cleansed and made pure by the same Jesus Christ. The Presentation (February 2), from The Book of Common Prayer. Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: …

Hail, O Source of Every Blessing

The Epiphany hymn “Hail, O Source of Every Blessing” (stanzas 1-2) provides us with today’s prayer. See Lutheran Service Book, 409:1-2. …