24 April 2016


It is one of my favorite Sundays (just like all the rest!). The collect of the day is so beautiful:

O God, who makest the minds of the faithful to be of one will, grant unto Thy people that they may love what Thou commandest and desire that which Thou dost promise, that among the manifold changes of this world our hearts may there be fixed where true joys are to be found; through Jesus Christ, our Lord...

Isn't that glorious? Yes, amid the "manifold changes" (so many of which are toward, well, insanity!), there is a place where true joys are to be found! That place is the embrace of the Father which Christ has brought and accomplished for us. As we live therein, we find the joy of true freedom, loving what God commands (that is, love!), and trusting what He promises (that is, life!). And it is precisely THIS which fuels the church's joyful song.

Oh, sing unto the Lord a new song: for He hath done marvelous things!

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