Jesus gave up his divinity to set us free from sin, and invites all who are weary to take his yoke upon them. Here is my sermon on Romans 7 and Matthew 11:28-30.
Jesus has freed us from sin so that we can live the life we were always meant to live, the "whole, healed, put-together life." Here is my sermon on Romans 6:12-23.
There are lots of reasons why I miss in-person worship. Here is one more.
Here are the prayers for evening prayer, from my booklet of weekly prayers, "Poems, Prayers, Psalms, and Promises."