"Isaiah's prophetic verses foretell the love and compassion of God in sending his only Son to an unwelcoming world (Is 65:1-9). Christ's sacrifice allows us to be made children of God through faith (Gal 3:23-29). Like the man Jesus healed of evil spirits, we should declare how much God has done for us (Lk 8:26-39)."
- Thomas Oden in Ancient Christian Devotional
The Entire Bible in One Year Chronological (order in which stories and events occurred) Note:The daily readings will be designated as the week marked for Proper 6,
or The Fourth Week of/after Pentecost.
"And indeed, though all wicked men adore God, and bestow great pains on appeasing him, yet if they had their choice, they would withdraw to the greatest possible distance from him: for his face is terrible, so long as they contemplate him as a Judge, and not as a Father. The consequence is, that the gospel, which is more delightful than any thing that can be conceived, is everywhere considered to be so dismal and severe, that a good part of the world would wish that it were buried." - John Calvin on Luke 8:26-39
Tumbling Sky is a brand new release that features contemporary Psalm arrangements from UK based musician Matt Searles.It is a well balanced meditation on rest and brokenness...refreshing, substantial, and contemplative.
Here is another classic for Trinitytide listening that should not be forgotten! Like Bach' s Mass in B minor, Leonard Bernstein's Chichester Psalmsis a masterful choral/orchestral setting of sacred text. A glorious range of emotions are expressed through sounds that are accessible to those with a modern musical palette.
Read about it here
Listen to the entire piece here
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