As we step inside the church
Light floods the east window;
The altar is eclipsed.
Above, encircling saints, transfixed,
Gaze upon Christ transfigured.
Moving from left to right, slowly the sun makes its progression,
As we in prayer make ours:
Through the Gloria, made more glorious by the light;
Now, with sun centre-stage, we chant the Creed;
Now, with light departing, the breaking of bread.
Seeing the sun like this
Is a way of understanding our self-centredness.
Truly, God is our centre, as is the sun.
It is we who move.
In them we have our being.
A church is like a ship steering a course due east;
God, the light, our fixed star.
And as we, circling the sun, get our equinoctial fix,
So we, beholding Christ illumined,
Praise the Son, our safe haven.
If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! TRUST JESUS NOW
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