Tag Archives: eschatology

Article 22: Purgatory, etc.

This is part of my commentary series on The 39 Articles of Religion.  Article 22 states: XXII. Of Purgatory The Romish Doctrine concerning Purgatory, Pardons, Worshipping, and Adoration, as well of Images as of Reliques, and also invocation of Saints, … Continue reading

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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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