Wretched man that I am! Who will deliver me from this body of death? Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord!
Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me.
But when anything is exposed by the light, it becomes visible, for anything that becomes visible is light. Therefore it says,
“Awake, O sleeper,
and arise from the dead,
and Christ will shine on you.”
How precious is your steadfast love, O God!
The children of mankind take refuge in the shadow of your wings.
They feast on the abundance of your house,
and you give them drink from the river of your delights.
For with you is the fountain of life;
in your light do we see light.
O you who hear prayer,
to you shall all flesh come.
But the other rebuked him, saying, “Do you not fear God, since you are under the same sentence of condemnation?