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Pondering Jesus’ Passion, part 2

Speaking of the Suffering Servant, the Prophet Isaiah said, “Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows…he was crushed for our iniquities…and with his wounds we are healed” (Is. 53:4-5). In today’s meditation, we pray with Johann Starck as we ponder Good Friday, the day of Jesus’ death. …

For the Oppressed

Today, we pray our heavenly Father to look with pity upon those who live with injustice, terror, disease, and death. [powerpressed] Source: For the Oppressed, from The Book of Common Prayer Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS | More

Prayer to God the Highest Good

After exhorting us on how God–not wealth, nor honor, nor wisdom and skill–is our highest good (Listen here.), Johann Starck leads us in praying to the Triune God who alone is our “highest, dearest, truest, and very best good.” Source: Starck’s Prayer-Book, by Johann Starck (translated and edited by W. …