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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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To Fulfill All Righteousness

This is my sermon for the 1st Sunday of Epiphany, the Baptism of our Lord. Referring back to the circumcision Last week we celebrated the circumcision and naming of Jesus.  There we saw an important moment in his infancy – … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Circumcision of Christ

#1 What’s up with this holiday? You may have noticed multiple names for today’s holiday.  Its official name in modern Anglican calendars is the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus.  You may have seen it labeled as “the octave … Continue reading

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Haggai part 2d: Covenant Promises

Another topic that I left unexplored in my recent sermon from Haggai is that of God’s covenant promises.  Haggai 2:4-5 says: Yet now be strong, O Zerubbabel, declares the Lord. Be strong, O Joshua, son of Jehozadak, the high priest. … Continue reading

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Frequently Misused Verses: “not in the Gospels”

Today we’re throwing this series a little curve ball.  Instead of dealing with a particular quote or verse from the Bible that is frequently misused, we’re looking at an anti-verse, so to speak.  Especially in recent times, people have made … Continue reading

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Frequently Misused Verses: I will heal their land

If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land. – 2 … Continue reading

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Christian Identity Crisis

This is my sermon for the 15th Sunday after Trinity at Grace Anglican Church. “Neither circumcision counts for anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation.  And as for all who walk by this rule, peace and mercy be upon them, … Continue reading

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