Tag Archives: Praying the Psalms

Good And Pleasant

Lately I’ve been thinking about the promise that “all things work together for good to those who love God.” I’ve known that verse nearly all my life, but I’ve never really understood it. After all many, many things have happened … Continue reading

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Proper 19:Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost

Today is Rally Sunday when we start talking about all of the wonderful things we will be doing together during the school year. Yesterday we cleaned up the church and church grounds again, trimming bushes, polishing brass, dusting and so … Continue reading

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Proper 16: Tenth Sunday After Pentecost

Well, summer is slowly winding down. Temperatures are cooler and we actually got a rain a couple of times so the garden looks a bit happier.? Next week it’s time to pull out the old stuff and put in the … Continue reading

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Proper 15: Ninth Sunday After Pentecost

Ordinary Time passes slowly on. At least the weather has cooled somewhat…. Here is the Lectionary Bookmark for this week: And here is the list of readings: Sunday Psalm 118 * Psalm 145 2 Samuel 17:1-23 Galatians 3:6-14 John 5:30-47 … Continue reading

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Proper Fourteen: Eighth Sunday After Pentecost

Download the bookmark for proper 14 here: Or use the same listing on the blog: Sunday Psalm 66, 67 * Psalm 19, 46 2 Samuel 13:1-22: Romans 15:1-13 John 3:22-36 Monday Psalm 89:1-18 * Psalm 89:19-52 2 Samuel 13:23-39: Acts … Continue reading

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Proper 13: Seventh Sunday After Pentecost

Ordinary Time is marching on. Only another 16 weeks before Advent…and it’s hot, and tempers are uncertain or just plain grumpy. Find refreshment here.   Sunday Psalm 93, 96 * Psalm 34 2 Samuel 6:12-23: Romans 4:7-12 John 1:43-51   … Continue reading

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I lift My Heart

I lift my heart today in praise To Him who loves me so, Whose mercy brightens All my days, and makes my cup o’erflow! (Carrie Breck) Today my heart is lifted up because: the weather is marginally cooler the children … Continue reading

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Proper 12: Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

Proper 12: Sixth Sunday after Pentecost (closest to July 27) Sunday Psalm 24, 29 Psalm 8, 84 2 Samuel 1:17-27 Romans 12:9-21 Matthew 25:31-46 Monday Psalm 56, 57, [58] Psalm 64, 65 2 Samuel 2:1-11 Acts 15:36-16:5 Mark 6:14-29 Tuesday … Continue reading

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Proper 11: Fifth Sunday After Pentecost

Proper 11: Fifth Sunday After Pentecost (closest to July 20) Sunday Psalm 63:1-8(9-11), 98 Psalm 103 1 Samuel 23:7-18 Romans 11:33-12:2 Matthew 25:14-30 Monday Psalm 41, 52 Psalm 44 1 Samuel 24:1-22 Acts 13:44-52 Mark 4:1-20 Tuesday Psalm 45 Psalm … Continue reading

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Proper 10: Fourth Sunday After Pentecost

Something new for you all this week! I’ve put the readings and collect into a pdf ( )which you can download and print off as a bookmark for your devotions…. Otherwise here’s the usual listing: Proper 10: Fourth Sunday after … Continue reading

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