Showing posts with label house of prayer. Show all posts
Showing posts with label house of prayer. Show all posts

Friday, February 8, 2013

Calling all outcasts

Anyone –
everyone! –
who joins the LORD,
who loves the Name of the LORD,
who serves the LORD
and sets aside sacred time
to be with the LORD
and holds onto
the promises of the LORD –
will be carried
into a holy place
and made joyful
in the House of Prayer
where
every offering fired with love –
every sacrifice surrendered –
will be accepted by God,
whose house will be called
the House of Prayer for All Peoples.

That’s what the LORD says –

God
who folds the outcast
into the company
of those the LORD holds in love.


© 2013, Mary Harwell Sayler, prayer-a-phrase, Isaiah 56:6-8

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