Indiscriminate compassion is a feature of Christian intercession and in accord with Christ's command we ask for the forgiveness of those who wish us ill, enemies, persecutors, and slanderers. May a gracious God turn their hearts as he has sovereignly turned ours.Read more
It is succinct, sober, and bears the tone and sense of accuracy and reliability. John is a clear-headed communicator of authentic experience and observation. His wonderment at the tomb, his pause before arriving at any conclusion as to the whereabouts of Jesus and the disappearance of the Lord's body counters the hasty and rational explanation that Mary proffers concerning the mystery of the missing man from Nazareth.Read more
"But though such is our character (Oh!Read more
Righteousness exalts a nation and unrighteousness yields corrosive effects that debase and ultimately destroy a people, exposing them to self-wrought disaster and suffering in the dispensation of divine judgement. Great responsibility descends upon the shoulders of servants of state and society and great temptations assail their hearts.Their good morale and moral integrity, sustained by God’s grace and believing prayer, are of inestimable benefit to the nations they serve.Read more
This is a day of mystery and silence and mourning and waiting, when nothing much seemed to be happening, when people were recovering from the shock of Good Friday ... before they recognized the "good" in it. Some call it Holy Saturday or Silent Saturday. It comes between Good Friday (a day of crisis and climatic human events) and Resurrection Sunday (a day when the hand of God accomplishes the miraculous).Read more
Resurrection Sunday is the central event in the church year--the climax of worship, expectation, and celebration. This celebration is also an acid test of the Church's faithfulness and conviction.Read more
But at the February meeting of The Episcopal Church's Executive Council, Presiding Bishop Curry gave a more nuanced explanation. He told them that he does not consider marriage to be a part of the Church's "core doctrine". While Presiding Bishop Curry conceded that other Anglican Primates considered marriage a core doctrine of the Church, he did not share their views.Read more
We often hear the term "Church Year" used. What is the Church Year and how do the readings reflect the different seasons of the year?Read more
Today, the idea of "Core Doctrine" has been floated in order to shield the Episcopal church from the separation it faces as a result of its adoption of a new doctrine of marriage that permits same-sex marriage.
Unfortunately for those in the Episcopal church (TEc) there are no reformers left to demand the rejection of false doctrine.Read more
From the summit of our Saviour's soteriological success the Litany progresses to the outreach of divine grace via church and civil government. Through these instrumentalities the Lord exercises his sovereignty in the affairs of mankind. The church is the instrument of renewal and the state and its institutions is the instrument of societal reform and restraint that make life livable and human relations tolerable.Read more
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