A Prayer for Easter

meiere-resurr2-largeO God, who for our redemption didst give thine only-begotten Son to the death of the cross, and by his glorious resurrection hast delivered us from the power of our enemy: Grant us so to die daily to sin, that we may evermore live with him in the joy of his resurrection; through Jesus Christ thy Son our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.  Amen.

Source: BCP

Art Credit: Mosaic of the Resurrection, detail (1951). Meiere, M. Hildreth. 

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About Michael R. Jones

Pastor and PhD candidate writing on Paul's theology of suffering.
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