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Jun 11, 2018

Matthew David shares the new Lectio Musica song “Glory,” and responds to the recent outpour of emotion over high-profile suicides. He talks about encountering death in next Sunday’s lectionary readings.

If you’ve been struggling lately, and if you find yourself having thoughts about life and death that you don’t know how to process, call the number for Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255. They’re available to talk 24/7/365. You don’t have to be suicidal to call, and they offer free, confidential crisis counseling.

The Readings for this episode and for the upcoming Sunday are:

  • Ezekiel 17:22-24
  • Psalm 92:1-4, 12-15
  • 2 Corinthians 5:6-10, (11-13), 14-17
  • Mark 4:26-34

Read all 4 readings online, or using your favorite Bible translation. 

To share your original song* written using the lectio musica practice, upload it to YouTube or Soundcloud and share it on Facebook or Twitter using the tag #lectiomusica.

And may God’s love inspire you to sing!


Lectio Musica is written and produced by Matthew David Morris.

This podcast was made possible by a grant from the Episcopal Evangelism Society

“Glory” was written by Matthew David Morris (© 2018 Lectio Musica, BMI) and recorded by Jordan Richter with the assistance of Andy Green at Room 13 Recording Studios in Portland, Oregon. For information about use or license of this song, e-mail mdm(at)lectiomusica(dot)com.

*Please do not send or submit original songs via e-mail.  Please post them online and share them using the hashtag #lectiomusica.