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What is the human condition? – summarizing Articles 9-14

These six Articles of faith set out the basic groundwork for a biblical theology of salvation.  Before getting to the question of what Christ has done for us, it first must be established what need there is for salvation, and … Continue reading

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Love’s Limits

As Christians we talk about love quite a lot.  Love the Lord your God – that’s the first and great commandment.  Love your neighbor as yourself – that’s the second.  Love is the fulfillment of the Law.  Perfect love casts … 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 9: Original Sin

This is part of my commentary series on The 39 Articles of Religion.  Article 9 states: IX. Of Original or Birth-sin Original Sin standeth not in the following of Adam, (as the Pelagians do vainly talk;) but it is the … 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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The Character of a Confessor

King Edward the Confessor was the last Anglo-Saxon King of England, except for King Harold’s brief and ill-fated reign which ended at the battle of Hastings in 1066. A Confessor is a Saint who wasn’t martyred, yet confessed the faith … Continue reading

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