Tag Archives: Epiphany

The Baptism of Christ – He Comes to Bury Sinful Humanity in the Waters…and Begin a New Creation through the Spirit and Water

Christ is bathed in light; let us also be bathed in light. Christ is baptised; let us also go down with him, and rise with him. John is baptising when Jesus draws near. Perhaps he comes to sanctify his baptiser; … Continue reading

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Calling Not the Clean But the Unclean – Thoughts and Prayer for Epiphany 3

The Gospel reading for today (in the Revised Common Lectionary) centers on Jesus calling his first four disciples. It is noteworthy for several reasons that these initial disciples were fishermen. One reason will suffice for now. Early Rabbinic literature specifically … Continue reading

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Behold the Lamb of God – Prayer for Epiphany 2

In a few posts I’ve included prayers for the current season that have been taken from established liturgies. The following is my first hand at writing my own prayers in a liturgical style. It is based on the readings that … Continue reading

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Prayer for the Baptism of our Lord

From the Liturgy of the Church of England: The Lord be with you (All)  and also with you. Lift up your hearts. (All)  We lift them to the Lord. Let us give thanks to the Lord our God. (All)  It … Continue reading

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The Baptism of Our Lord

Today is the First Sunday after Epiphany: The Baptism of Our Lord. Today we commemorate with joy and thanksgiving the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River by John the Baptist. As I am gathering that you may have never … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Epiphany

The Lord be with you (All) and also with you. Lift up your hearts. (All) We lift them to the Lord. Let us give thanks to the Lord our God. (All) It is right to give thanks and praise. It … Continue reading

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The Epiphany

I know I’m getting ahead of myself, but I cannot help but to comment on the significance of today. As I mentioned yesterday, I plan over the next few months to be sharing from my recent experiences of exploring the … Continue reading

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