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Article 14: Supererogation

This is part of my commentary series on The 39 Articles of Religion.  Article 14 states: XIV. Of Works of Supererogation Voluntary Works besides, over, and above, God’s Commandments, which they call Works of Supererogation, cannot be taught without arrogancy … Continue reading

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Article 13: Works before Justification

This part of my commentary series on The 39 Articles of Religion.  Article 13 states: XIII. Of Works before Justification Works done before the grace of Christ, and the Inspiration of his Spirit, are not pleasant to God, forasmuch as … Continue reading

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Article 12: Good Works

This is part of my commentary series on The 39 Articles of Religion.  Article 12 states: XII. Of Good Works Albeit that Good Works, which are the fruits of Faith, and follow after Justification, cannot put away our sins, and … Continue reading

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10 Signs you’re on a “spiritual” ego trip

I recently came across an interesting little article with a slightly rougher title than that of this blog post: http://highexistence.com/10-spiritual-bypassing-things-people-total-bullshit/ It seems to have been written from a sort of New Age perspective.  Much of its warnings, however, can be … Continue reading

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Article 10: Free Will

This is part of my commentary series on The 39 Articles of Religion.  Article 10 states: X. Of Free-Will The condition of Man after the fall of Adam is such, that he cannot turn and prepare himself, by his own … 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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Who is in charge?

Today we begin a foray into the book 1 Corinthians.  This is one of Saint Paul’s earlier letters, addressed to a church he had founded about three years previously.  The situation in Corinth was rocky – the church had grown … Continue reading

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