Tag Archives: Ascension

Article 4: the Resurrection of Christ

This is part of my commentary series on The 39 Articles of Religion.  Article 4 states: Of the Resurrection of Christ Christ did truly rise again from death, and took again his body, with flesh, bones, and all things appertaining … Continue reading

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Learning from the Liturgy: Ascension Day

Ascension Day is perhaps the most under-celebrated important holiday in the calendar.  Representing one of the lines of the Creeds (“he ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father”), this holiday marks a significant turning … Continue reading

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The Basics of Christian Prayer

This post is based on a talk I gave at my local college ministry group. What does the word ‘prayer’ mean? The word “Prayer” means “request.” Technically, it doesn’t even have to mean asking God something.  For example, in Shakespeare’s … Continue reading

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Now What?

This will be my Ascension Sunday sermon at Grace Anglican Church.  Introducing the Ascension Thursday this last week was Ascension Day, when Jesus was taken up, body and soul, into heaven to be seated at the right hand of God … Continue reading

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Sunday after Ascension-Day (the Seventh Sunday in Eastertide)

(1 June 2014, 17 May 2015) The Collect: O GOD the King of glory, who hast exalted your only Son Jesus Christ with great triumph unto your kingdom in heaven; We beseech you, leave us not comfortless; but send to … Continue reading

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Ascension and Succession

I preached this sermon at Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church at the Choral Evensong service on Ascension Sunday.  The recorded version can be found here. —————————————————————————————– Ascension Day is easily overlooked because Jesus seemingly leaves us.  And what’s worse, it’s … Continue reading

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