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Loving God Alone, Part 1

Johann Gerhard begins his Meditation IX–“Loving God Alone”–by declaring, “May love bind thee fast to the Lord.” Here is part one of that meditation, in which Gerhard contrasts loving God with loving created things. Source: Sacred Meditations by Johann Gerhard, pages 49-50, alt. http://media.blubrry.com/sacredmeditations/p/sacredmeditations.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/JGSM044-Loving-God-Alone-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: …

Proper 23 (2020)

This week we pray that God’s grace may always go before us and follow after us so that we may live lives of good works (see Ephesians 2:8-10). Collect for Proper 23 (the Sunday closest to October 12), from The Book of Common Prayer. http://media.blubrry.com/sacredmeditations/p/sacredmeditations.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/24-Proper-23-BCP-2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | …

Praying for the Constant Goodness of God

In our previous meditation, Johann Starck led us in acknowledging the constant goodness of God (Listen here.). In today’s meditation, we pray with Starck as we thank and praise God for His goodness through all our life. Source: Starck’s Prayer-Book, by Johann Starck (translated and edited by W. H. T. …

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