we have an advocate with the Father

My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous:And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world. (I John 2: 1-2)

I know that my redeemer liveth

For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth: And though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God: Whom I shall see for myself, and mine eyes shall behold, and not another; though my reins be consumed […]

not willing that any should perish

But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come […]

add to your faith

My friends scorn me: but mine eye poureth out tears unto God. (Job 16: 20) giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity. For if these things be in you, and […]

he careth for you

Then answered Eliphaz the Temanite, and said, Should a wise man utter vain knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind? Should he reason with unprofitable talk? or with speeches wherewith he can do no good? Yea, thou castest off fear, and restrainest prayer before God. For thy mouth uttereth thine iniquity, and thou […]

Second Sunday after Pentecost

O Holy spirit, enter in, And in our hearts your work begin, And make our hearts your dwelling. Sun of the soul, O Light divine, Around and in us brightly shine, Your strength in us upwelling. In your radiance Life from heaven Now is given Overflowing, Gift of gifts beyond all knowing. Left to ourselves, […]