Take off the garment of your sorrow and affliction, O Jerusalem,   and put on for ever the beauty of the glory from God.Put on the robe of the righteousness that comes from God;   put on your head the diadem of the glory of the Everlasting;for God will show your splendor everywhere under heaven.For God will give you evermoreContinue reading “RIGHTEOUS PEACE, GODLY GLORY”


[John] went into all the region around the Jordan, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins, as it is written in the book of the words of the prophet Isaiah,‘The voice of one crying out in the wilderness:“Prepare the way of the Lord,   make his paths straight.Every valley shall be filled,   and every mountain and hillContinue reading “UNDER CONSTRUCTION”


And [Mary] gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in bands of cloth, and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn. [Luke 2:7 NRSV] I have a stack of books that I pull out each Advent to supplement my devotional reading for the season. TheyContinue reading “A COVID-19 CHRISTMAS”