Opening Hymn Psalm 39 The Lord said to Moses, ‘I will bring one more plague upon Pharaoh and upon Egypt; afterwards he will let you go from here; indeed, when he lets you go, he will drive you away.Tell the people that …

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Daily Offices during Holy Week are awesome. The royal banners forward go, the cross shines forth in mystic glow; where he in flesh, our flesh who made, our sentence bore, our ransom paid. There whilst he hung, his sacred side …

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This poem concludes a trilogy of poems over the last three Christmases. For 2009 and 2010 see Myrrh and Frankincense. —– All I have wanted for two years and three months is treasure; Not wrapped and buried in a chest under …

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A lovely touchy-feely story in the Guardian today about David Cameron’s favourite Bible verses. For someone who once likened his religious faith to the “patchy reception of Magic FM in the Chilterns: it sort of comes and goes”, David Cameron‘s public professions of …

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Dear me. Father Tim has got himself into a bit of a pickle hasn’t he? A priest from North Yorkshire has advised his congregation to shoplift if they find themselves in hard times. Father Tim Jones, the parish priest of …

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Almighty God, by whose providence your servant John the Baptist       was wonderfully born, and sent to prepare the way of your Son our Saviour by the preaching of repentance: lead us to repent according to his preaching and, after his …

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