Easter & New Life, Scholars

Sun Of The World – Thomas Cranmer

O Lord Jesus Christ, You are the Sun of the World, Always rising and never going down, Your wholesome presence and sight, Creates, feeds, and refreshes life, Not only on earth but also in heaven! We beg you to shine in our hearts So that the night of sin, and the fog of falsehood may be driven away. With you…

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Ancient, Easter & New Life

I Arise Today – St Patrick

I arise today In Christ who rose for me, And in whose power is life itself. I arise today, Through the strength of Christ’s birth and baptism, Through the strength of his crucifixion and burial, Through the strength of his resurrection and ascension, Through the strength of his descent for the judgment of Doom. I arise today Through the love…

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Easter & New Life

The Stone Has Been Rolled Away

When the broken come to wholeness, when the wounded come to healing, when the frightened come to trusting, the stone has been rolled away. When the lonely find friendship, when the hurt find new loving, when the worried find peace, the stone has been rolled away. When we share instead of taking, when we stroke instead of striking, when we…

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Easter & New Life

Here With Us Forever

Jesus Christ is here, Here! As on the first day, Here among us eternally, As on Easter morning, Here with us forever, As on the First Day, Here in our midst, Through all the days of his eternity, For He is risen! Alleluia!   – Pierre Talac, France. – As at Pg 58 of Prayers Encircling The World by Westminster John Knox…

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Biblical, Dying & Loss, Easter & New Life

The Prayer Of Jonah

In great trouble I called to you Lord, And You answered me. From the depths of the grave I called for help, and you listened to my cry. And You answered me. You threw me into the deep, into the very heart of the seas, and the currents swirled about me; all your waves and breakers swept over me.  I…

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Biblical, Easter & New Life, Praise

You Lifted Me Out Of The Depths

I will praise you, O Lord, For You lifted me out of the depths! You did not let my enemies laugh at me, Lord my God, I called to you for help and you healed me. O Lord, you brought me up from the grave, you saved me from the pit. Sing to the Lord, you saints; praise his holy name. For…

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