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Partakers of his divine nature

Wednesday in the third week of Advent Isaiah 45:5-8(9-17)18-25; Psalm 85:8-13; Luke 7:19-23 Luke 7:22-23 Jesus answered them, “Go and tell John what you have seen and heard: the blind receive their sight, the...

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O magnify the Lord with me

Tuesday in the third week of Advent Zephaniah 3:1-2,9-13; Psalm 34:1-8; Matthew 21:28-32 Psalm 34:3 (RSV) O magnify the Lord with me,   and let us exalt his name together! From St. Augustine’s Exposition on...

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He hath first bestowed mercy

Monday in the third week of Advent Numbers 24:2-7,15-17a; Psalm 25:3-8; Matthew 21:23-27 Psalm 25:7 Gracious and upright is the LORD; *   therefore he teaches sinners in his way. From St. Augustine’s Exposition on...

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Stir up thy power, O Lord!

The second of my meditations on collects for an Advent quiet day offered at St. Stephen’s, Providence. The first meditation is here and the third one here. Collect for the Third Sunday of Advent...

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Cast away the works of darkness

This is the first of three meditations on collects I offered today for an Advent quiet day at St. Stephen’s, Providence, RI. The second meditation is here and the third one is here. It...

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Meditate on his law

Friday in the second week of Advent Isaiah 48:17-19; Psalm 1; Matthew 11:16-19 Psalm 1:1-2 Happy are they who have not walked in the counsel of the wicked, *   nor lingered in the way...

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Greatness without end

Thursday in the second week of Advent Isaiah 41:13-20; Psalm 145:1-4,8-13; Matthew 11:7-15 Psalm 145:3 Great is the LORD and greatly to be praised; *   there is no end to his greatness. From St....

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My burden is light

Wednesday in the second week of Advent Isaiah 40:25-31; Psalm 103:1-10; Matthew 11:28-30 Matthew 11:28-30 Jesus said, “Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give...

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The voice of Christ is peace

Monday in the second week of Advent Isaiah 35:1-10; Psalm 85:8-13; Luke 5:17-26 Psalm 85:8-9 I will listen to what the LORD God is saying, *   for he is speaking peace to his faithful...

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Be not afraid

Friday in the first week of Advent Isaiah 29:17-24; Psalm 27:1-6,17-18; Matthew 9:27-31 Psalm 27:1 The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom then shall I fear? *   the LORD is the strength...