I have no doubt if Moses were alive today he'd be condemned by Evangelicals as a Never Trumper. How dare he make it so difficult for Christians to support corrupt politicians!
Psalm 122:6-9 I pray this with the understanding that the bride of Christ is the new Jerusalem Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: “May those who love you be secure. May there be peace within your walls and security within your citadels. ” For the sake of my family and friends, I will say, “Peace … Continue reading A prayer for the church
Ezekiel was a prophet who lived in Babylonia at the time of the destruction of the First Temple. Among his more famous prophecies, which were compiled in the Book of Ezekiel, are his visions of the Divine Chariot, the Valley of the Dry Bones, and the Third Temple. Following is art by various artist inspired … Continue reading Christian Art: visions of Ezekiel
Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179), was a German Benedictine abbess, writer, composer, philosopher, Christian mystic, visionary, herbalist and overall polymath, who ruled her own monastery of Rupertsberg, high on a hill in rural Germany. Hildegard's most significant works were her three volumes of visionary theology: Scivias ("Know the Ways"), Liber Vitae Meritorum ("Book of the Rewards … Continue reading The art of Hildegard of Bingen
Psalm 41 Blessed are those who have regard for the weak; the Lord delivers them in times of trouble. The Lord protects and preserves them— they are counted among the blessed in the land— he does not give them over to the desire of their foes. The Lord sustains them on their sickbed and restores … Continue reading A prayer for the sick
The synoptic gospels tell us that, at the moment Christ died, darkness swept over the land for three hours (Mark 15:33, Matthew 27:45, Luke 23:44-45). In manuscripts and painted works of art that depicted this event, color was frequently exploited to illustrate darkness and to create a dramatic setting. The celestial bodies of the sun … Continue reading Christian art: the sun and the moon
Lord Jesus Christ Son of God Have mercy on me A sinner
UNCLUTTER OUR LIVES By John Birch Unclutter our lives, Lord we have too much, consume too much, expect too much. Grant us perspective; to see this world through others’ eyes than just our own. Grant us compassion; where there is need to play our part not turn aside. Grant us gratitude for what we have, … Continue reading A prayer for minimalists
Here's a sample of the art of Keng Sen Chong, visual artist and pastor of Hope Evangelical Free Church (Chinese). You can find more of his art at the Overseas Ministries Study Centre (OMSC).
Lammas Blessing Author unknown Blessing of the Seven Days that bring the world to life Blessing of the Sun and Moon that bring the seasons of the world Blessing of the Earth and Rain that form the cradle of the world Blessings of the Seed and Shoot that find birthing in the world Blessing of … Continue reading A Lammas Blessing
The following slideshow features paintings by various Christian artists from various cultures inspired by the story of Jesus being presented at the Temple soon after his birth. The gospel of Luke describes it this way: When the time came for the purification rites required by the Law of Moses, Joseph and Mary took him to Jerusalem … Continue reading The presentation of Jesus at the Temple
A DRUID PRAYER From "A Book of Shadows" by Phylis Curott. Grant, Almighty, Thy protection And in protection, Strength And in strength, Understanding And in understanding, Knowledge And in knowledge, The knowledge of justice And in the knowledge of justice, The love of it And in that love, The love of all Existence And in … Continue reading A Druid Prayer