Tag Archives: eschatology

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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Article 3: Christ in Hell

This is part of my commentary series on The 39 Articles of Religion.  Article 3 states: III. Of the going down of Christ into Hell As Christ died for us, and was buried, so also is it to be believed, … Continue reading

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Christ the Judge

Jesus will come again to judge the living and the dead: a sermon for Christ the King Sunday, 2016 Our hymn from Lyra Fidelium describes how the Day of Judgement will unfold, and sets it into its larger context. Stanzas … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

This was my sermon on Matthew 24:23-31 upon the 25th Sunday after Trinity. If you’ve been following the daily Scripture readings on the back of the bulletin, you’ll have noticed a very interesting passage on the evening of election day.  In … 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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War & Conflict

This was my sermon this morning on Esther 9:1-16. It has often been said that we live, today, in the midst of a “culture of death.”  We afford no legal rights to the unborn.  We have perhaps the most-armed populace … Continue reading

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Esther 8: Justice & Solidarity

Our reading this morning from the book of Esther is the beginning of the end of the story.  The main villain, Haman, has had his rise and fall and was just executed.  Meanwhile, Esther and Mordecai have risen to prominence … Continue reading

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