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So Amazing, So Divine (Reprise)

March 27th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Faith and the City

Maundy Thursday, 2013 My favorite hymn writer is Isaac Watts.  Watts, a teacher, poet and pastor of meager estate, wrote over 750 hymns while serving a small London parish in the early 1700’s.  His hymnody is historically significant because rather than writing musical tunes for the psalms—which he also did, and which was primary function […]

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Maundy Thursday Prayer

April 20th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Sharp Prayers

Communion Prayer Maundy Thursday 2011 Host! When we stand around this table, Holy God, that is what we call you… “The Host.” It reminds us that we are here, not because we deserve it, not because we are part of an exclusive club, not because we have the right answers or know a special handshake, […]

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