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2 March 2024

Who is a God like you, pardoning iniquity and passing over the transgression of the remnant of your possession?He does not retain his anger for ever, because he delights in showing clemency.He will again have compassion upon us; he will tread our iniquities under foot. You will cast all our sins  into the depths of the…
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1 March 2024 Saint David, Bishop

For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things, and I regard them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but one that comes through faith in Christ, the righteousness from God based on…
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29 February 2024

Blessed are those who trust in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord.They shall be like a tree planted by water, sending out its roots by the stream.It shall not fear when heat comes, and its leaves shall stay green;in the year of drought it is not anxious, and it does not cease to bear fruit. From Jeremiah 17:5-10,…
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28 February 2024

Give heed to me, O Lord, and listen to what my adversaries say!Is evil a recompense for good? Yet they have dug a pit for my life.Remember how I stood before you to speak good for them, to turn away your wrath from them. From Jeremiah 18:18-20, NRSV Jeremiah’s heartfelt plea shows the depth of his feeling…
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27 February 2023

Hear the word of the Lord, you rulers of Sodom!Listen to the teaching of our God, you people of Gomorrah!Wash yourselves; make yourselves clean; remove the evil of your doings from before my eyes;cease to do evil,   learn to do good;seek justice, rescue the oppressed,defend the orphan, plead for the widow. From Isaiah 1:10, 16-20, NRSV…
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26 February 2024

Open shame, O Lord, falls on us, our kings, our officials, and our ancestors, because we have sinned against you. To the Lord our God belong mercy and forgiveness, for we have rebelled against him, and have not obeyed the voice of the Lord our God by following his laws, which he set before us by his servants the…
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25 February 2024 2nd Sunday in Lent

After these things God tested Abraham. He said to him, ‘Abraham!’ And he said, ‘Here I am.’ He said, ‘Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt-offering on one of the mountains that I shall show you.’  Genesis 22:1-19,…
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24 February 2024

This very day the Lord your God is commanding you to observe these statutes and ordinances; so observe them diligently with all your heart and with all your soul. Today you have obtained the Lord’s agreement: to be your God; and for you to walk in his ways, to keep his statutes, his commandments, and his ordinances, and…
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23 February 2024

Yet you say, ‘The way of the Lord is unfair.’ Hear now, O house of Israel: Is my way unfair? Is it not your ways that are unfair? When the righteous turn away from their righteousness and commit iniquity, they shall die for it; for the iniquity that they have committed they shall die. Again,…
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22 February 2024

Now as an elder myself and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as one who shares in the glory to be revealed, I exhort the elders among you to tend the flock of God that is in your charge, exercising the oversight, not under compulsion but willingly, as God would have you…
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