A Prayer for clarity.

Lord Jesus Christ, Have mercy on me, a Sinner. Lord in your blessed energies Show me how to explain Your Word, your Son and Spirit, your ways and statutes. Allow me in humble understanding To talk and preach, to learn and To teach those I love and Work to save. To circumcise Their hearts and … Continue reading A Prayer for clarity.

A Prayer for resolution.

Lord Jesus Christ, Have mercy on me, a Sinner. Twenty and eight years I have lived, Yet I daddle like a baby, Linger and leave things undone, And worse: I undo people. I take them apart, analyse And put them back together to Use that information for my gain, And to please my curiosity. Allow me and … Continue reading A Prayer for resolution.

A Prayer for discernment.

Lord Jesus Christ, Have mercy on me, a Sinner. Father, show me a way To worship you with a pure heart. Allow me to thank you every day, And show reverence in modest display. Supply to me through your energies The discernment to see, hear And sense all that I should Do, and steel my heart to Actually do … Continue reading A Prayer for discernment.

A Prayer for forgiveness.

Lord Jesus Christ, Have mercy on me, a Sinner. For I am not like those Who persecuted, and condemned You to execution: 'For they do Not know what they do' (Luke 23:34). You asked the Father to forgive Them, But do I deserve forgiveness when I know What I do? I do, think And act … Continue reading A Prayer for forgiveness.

The Paradise Lost and the Journey Found.

Dear Reader, In my second year of studying Philosophy at a BA level I read John Milton's Epic Poem Paradise Lost. For my Philosophy MA Dissertation I concentrated on this Poem by writing an essay titled 'John Milton’s Arianism and Theodicy in Paradise Lost.' Reading John Milton's Paradise Lost woke me up to the reality … Continue reading The Paradise Lost and the Journey Found.

Christmas day is not the end of Christmas.

Dear Reader, Christmas day is the birth of our Lord. Boxing day and the following day (26/27th Dec) are devoted to praying to and praising of the Virgin Mary, who gave birth to our Lord and God (Synaxis of the Theotokos). On the Sunday after Christmas Day we celebrate James the Brother of Our Lord, … Continue reading Christmas day is not the end of Christmas.

On the Apostle Stephen the Protomartyr and Antisemitism.

Dear Reader, A blue check-marked Twitter handle was attacking one of the Apostles for antisemitism. These are her Tweets: https://twitter.com/dianabutlerbass/status/1210278154432065536 https://twitter.com/dianabutlerbass/status/1210280963869159424 I replied: Did you forget the bit where the Jews Stoned him to death? Read this Jewish commentary on the NT for a completely fair judgement by the very people who rejected Christ, and … Continue reading On the Apostle Stephen the Protomartyr and Antisemitism.