“O God, Grant that by your inspiration we may think those things that are right and by your merciful guiding may do them….”
“Almighty God, you have given to us….grace, by the confession of a true faith, to acknowledge the glory of the eternal Trinity, and in the power of your divine Majesty to worship the Unity….”
“You send forth your Spirit, and they are created; and so you renew the face of the earth.”
Our Christian vocation is enhanced and enlightened when it is lived out within a faith community.
“The earth has brought forth her increase; may God, our own God, give us his blessing.”
“Beloved, let us love one another, because love is born of God.”
“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not be in want…. Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I shall fear no evil; for you are with me…. Surely your goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.”
“They were startled and terrified, and thought that they were seeing a ghost.”