Breaking forth like the dawn

Lo, on your fast day you carry out your own pursuits, and drive all your laborers. Yes, your fast ends in quarreling and fighting, striking with wicked claw. Would that today you might fast so as to make your voice heard on high! Is this the manner of fasting I wish, of keeping a day…

Called out of Darkness

  But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. 1 Peter 2:9

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Can any of you by worrying add a moment to your lifespan? If even the smallest things are beyond your control, why are you anxious about the rest? Notice how the flowers grow. They do not toil or spin. But I tell you, not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of…

Lo! Now is Our Accepted Day

Lo! now is our accepted day, The time for purging sins away, The sins of thought, and deed, and word, That we have done against the Lord. For He the merciful and true Hath spared His people hitherto; Not willing that the soul should die, Though great its past iniquity. Then let us all with…