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True Peace of Soul-2

In a previous installment of Sacred Meditations, we heard from Johann Gerhard that only Jesus Christ can satisfy and fully meet the soul’s immortal desires. In this meditation Gerhard explores the folly of finding peace in earthly riches or in pleasure. Source: Sacred Meditations by Johann Gerhard, pages 181-182. http://media.blubrry.com/sacredmeditations/p/sacredmeditations.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/JGSM026-True-Peace-of-Soul-2.mp3Podcast: …

Meditating on the Holy Spirit-1

In today’s meditation, we join Johann Starck in meditating on the outpouring of the Holy Spirit at the Festival of Pentecost. This from the exhortation in his Prayer-Book. Source: Starck’s Prayer-Book, by Johann Starck (translated and edited by W. H. T. Dau, 1921), pages 147-148. http://media.blubrry.com/sacredmeditations/p/sacredmeditations.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/JSPB021-Meditating-on-the-Holy-Spirit-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window …

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. http://media.blubrry.com/sacredmeditations/p/sacredmeditations.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/EPI8-Hail-O-Source-of-Every-Blessing.mp3Podcast: …