It took a year to read the Bible, then almost 9 months to read the Apocrypha. Now, I'm going to try to offer reflections on the Narrative Lectionary. But, I won't be posting daily--at least, for a while.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Daily Prayer, Thursday, May 5, 2011


O Lord, you are always beside us. You do not abandon us. We continue to give you thanks.

Invitatory Psalm 150
Praise the Lord!
We praise you in your sanctuary;
We praise you in your mighty firmament!
We praise you for you mighty deeds;
We praise you for your exceeding greatness!

Psalms 39, 40

Daily Lectionary Reading, Acts 2:14a, 36-41

Lectio Divina
For the promise is for you, for your children, and for all who are far ways, everyone whom God calls to him (Acts 2:39).

I will pay my vows to the Lord in the presence of all his people (Psalm 116:14).

Midday Psalm 119:68-77

Prayer for Today:
Lord of Life, submitting to death, you conquered the grave.
By being lifted on a cross you draw all peoples to you.
By being raised from the dead you restored to humanity all that we had lost through sin.
Throughout these fifty days of Easter we proclaim the marvelous mystery of death and resurrection. Amen.
(James F. White, UMBOW 394).
For all praise is yours, now and throughout eternity. Amen.

Psalm 69

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