Daily Archives: August 13, 2022
O God, whose days are without end, and whose mercies cannot be numbered: Make us, we beseech thee, like thy servant Jeremy Taylor, deeply sensible of the shortness and uncertainty of human life; and let thy Holy Spirit lead us in holiness and righteousness all our days; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.
Today the Church of England celebrates Jeremy Taylor, Bishop of Down and Connor, Teacher of the Faith, 1667 https://t.co/iXyfJtCBA1
Image: Jeremy Taylor by William Faithorne, 1680, in the National Portrait Gallery pic.twitter.com/4pvTB48mhy
— The Anglican Church in St Petersburg (@anglicanspb) August 13, 2022
your Son left the riches of heaven
and became poor for our sake:
by your Spirit when we prosper save us from pride,
when we are needy save us from despair,
that we may trust in you alone;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Amen (slightly edited).
Nice and warm out there today. Have a great and sparkly Saturday. pic.twitter.com/kakRFHoKlh
— Michelle Cowbourne (@Glastomichelle) August 13, 2022
After this there was a feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. Now there is in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate a pool, in Hebrew called Beth-za’tha, which has five porticoes. In these lay a multitude of invalids, blind, lame, paralyzed. One man was there, who had been ill for thirty-eight years. When Jesus saw him and knew that he had been lying there a long time, he said to him, “Do you want to be healed?” The sick man answered him, “Sir, I have no man to put me into the pool when the water is troubled, and while I am going another steps down before me.” Jesus said to him, “Rise, take up your pallet, and walk.” And at once the man was healed, and he took up his pallet and walked. Now that day was the sabbath. So the Jews said to the man who was cured, “It is the sabbath, it is not lawful for you to carry your pallet.” But he answered them, “The man who healed me said to me, ‘Take up your pallet, and walk.'” They asked him, “Who is the man who said to you, ‘Take up your pallet, and walk’?” Now the man who had been healed did not know who it was, for Jesus had withdrawn, as there was a crowd in the place. Afterward, Jesus found him in the temple, and said to him, “See, you are well! Sin no more, that nothing worse befall you.” The man went away and told the Jews that it was Jesus who had healed him. And this was why the Jews persecuted Jesus, because he did this on the sabbath. But Jesus answered them, “My Father is working still, and I am working.” This was why the Jews sought all the more to kill him, because he not only broke the sabbath but also called God his Father, making himself equal with God.
A gorgeous sunrise this morning over Downtown Charleston! pic.twitter.com/QFLElFNFSO
— Chris Holtzman (@ChrisHoltzmanWx) August 13, 2022