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Article 8: The 3 Creeds

This is part of my commentary series on The 39 Articles of Religion.  Article 8 states: VIII. Of the Three Creeds The Three Creeds, Nicene Creed, Athanasius’s Creed, and that which is commonly called the Apostles’ Creed, ought thoroughly to … Continue reading

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Article 7: The Old Testament

This is part of my commentary series on The 39 Articles of Religion.  Article 7 states: VII. Of the Old Testament                                                                                                    The Old Testament is not contrary to the New: for both in the Old and New Testament everlasting life … Continue reading

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Article 6: the Scriptures

This is part of my commentary series on The 39 Articles of Religion.  Article 6 states: VI. Of the Sufficiency of the holy Scriptures for salvation Holy Scripture containeth all things necessary to salvation: so that whatsoever is not read … Continue reading

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Asking Questions with St. Thomas

Traditional Collect for St. Thomas’ Day: ALMIGHTY and ever-living God, who for the more confirmation of the faith did suffer your holy Apostle Thomas to be doubtful in your Son’s resurrection: Grant us so perfectly, and without all doubt, to … Continue reading

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Using the Apocrypha / Deuterocanon

Perhaps one of the more startling features of Anglican worship, to our fellow evangelicals, is our occasional reading and use of certain books that aren’t found in Protestant Bibles anymore.  To Protestants, these books are known as the Apocrypha.  To … Continue reading

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Back to Basics: The Strength to Go On

a homily on John 4:46-54 It happens every now and then – you’re tired, you’re discouraged, you’re depressed.  You don’t know how things are going to work out.  Circumstances are overwhelming; life’s burdens have become too much to bear.  What … Continue reading

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The Gospel according to Zechariah

For the past few years I’ve been using various lectionaries (Bible-reading plans) to read through the Bible (or most of the Bible) each year.  I don’t always keep up perfectly, and sometimes end up skipping stuff to catch up, but … Continue reading

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