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A Harmony Pastor Feedback: NIGHT PRAYER: Monday 12/5

Isaiah presents what’s develop into a traditional Creation textual content:

    Consolation, give consolation to my individuals,

        says your God.
    Converse to the guts of Jerusalem, 

        and proclaim to her that her exile is over

            and her sins are forgiven…

    (Isaiah 40:1-3)


We’re all in want of your consolation, Lord

    – on all fronts and in so many alternative methods…


We want your consolation 

    in our troubled, violent world…


We want your consolation 

    in our heavy, grieving hearts…


We want your consolation

    in our fears and our anxieties…


We want your consolation

    in our doubt and our confusion…


We want your consolation 

    via our lonely days and nights…

We want the consolation of your promise, Lord

    and luxury we will supply 

        to any who might have it…


We want the consolation solely you can provide,

    the consolation that you simply supply

via the love and comfort

    of our households, associates and neighbors…


We want your consolation, Lord,

    not simply to finish our ache and issues

however much more as a technique to stay  

    with our burdens,

    via our current circumstances,

    enduring our onerous occasions

till the consolation of your  peace is ours, 

    ultimately – forevermore…


Although our sins deserve your judgment

    bless our souls with mercy’s consolation,

        together with your pardon and your peace…

Assist us consolation each other,

    talking tenderly and kindly

to all who search your blessing

    in our arms, our phrases and deeds…

Consolation all of your individuals, Lord,

    together with your therapeutic hand and contact

and restore us to your heat embrace,

    your robust and saving arms…

Defend us, Lord, whereas we’re awake,

hold vigil via the evening,

that awake, we hold the watch with you

and in consolation, sleep in peace…




Two musical choices tonight, primarily based on Isaiah’s phrases:

    1) a soulful duet, organized  by Quincy Jones

    2) the acquainted solo from Handel’s Messiah.

Although I like each variations very a lot, this Creation the

Jones association is simply what my coronary heart wants to listen to…

A Soulful Celebration: Consolation Ye  arranged by Quincy Jones 

    carried out by Daryl Coley & Vanessa Bell Armstrong 








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