A Matins Meditation for August 23, 2019

Hear the full audio of a meditative Matins service for August 23. The readings appointed for today include: Psalm 111:1-3, 9-10Reflection: "I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart, in the company of the upright, in the congregation." I first encountered this passage on the lips of a pastor who was trying … Continue reading A Matins Meditation for August 23, 2019

Readings for the Tenth Sunday after Trinity (08.25.19)

We pray: "O God, You declare Your mighty power above all in showing mercy and pity. Mercifully grant us such a measure of Your grace that we may obtain Your gracious promises and be made partakers of Your heavenly treasures; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, Who lives and reigns with You and the … Continue reading Readings for the Tenth Sunday after Trinity (08.25.19)

The Pleasant Fruit of False Prophets

Some take greater care choosing their grocery produce than in choosing their spiritual care. We rightly value good doctors who will not simply medicate symptoms, but treat the real underlying disease. We need mechanics who can teach preventative maintenance, not just let necessary matters go unmentioned until more expensive damage gets done. What shall we … Continue reading The Pleasant Fruit of False Prophets