Posts with the tag “daily-office-bcp”

Seeing the Long Game
by Faith Parry on June 16th, 2023
We close out this week's devotions from the Book of Common Prayer back in the book of Psalms. This Psalm is powerful when life is going every wrong way possible or when you feel like you've failed and there's no way to recover. If you need to cry to God, you can pray through this Psalm and feel much better. For today's sake, we will reflect on just a few verses. But I keep praying to you, Lord,hop...  Read More
Grace is Power
by Faith Parry on June 15th, 2023
Today's scripture is from the New Testament reading which is Paul's second letter to the people in Corinth. Grace is something that we all need. I wonder, have you ever considered it your most significant power? We can offer someone grace that allows us to show love. Grace is the root of forgiveness, kindness, and everything that is the foundation of who Christ is.For some, granting grace, forgive...  Read More
Small to Big
by Faith Parry on June 14th, 2023
Today's Daily Office Devotion comes from the Gospel Reading from the book of Luke. If you'd like to read something different, here are today's readings: Jesus starts in Luke 19 with Zacchaeus. This passage is where the song comes from, "Zaccheus was a wee little man, a wee little man was he…" There's no indication that Luke 19:6 says, "Zacchaeus quickly climbed down and took Jesus to his house in ...  Read More
Receiver or Seeker
by Faith Parry on June 13th, 2023
Our Daily Office reading for today is from 2 Corinthinthians. If you want to read a different part of today’s daily office, here are all of the readings: Paul is writing to Corinth in this chapter and warning them because they struggle to determine who is preaching truth and who isn’t. Read some of his words here: “You happily put up with whatever anyone tells you, even if they preach a different ...  Read More
Encouragement from Lamentment
by Faith Parry on June 12th, 2023
This week, we’ll be pausing our Red Sea Rules devotions. I’m so thankful for Bill, who brought us a word yesterday while I was traveling. These scriptures are from the Daily Office or The Book of Common Prayer (BCP). You might have heard me say before that I use the Daily Office for my devotions. If you’ve never looked at the lectionary before, the easiest way to do so is through a website because...  Read More