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Suffering for the Sake of Righteousness

This is my sermonon 1 Peter 3:8-18, preached on the 6th Sunday of Eastertide (Rogation Sunday), 21 May 2017. Introduction: Receiving Good & Evil from the Lord “Satan said the Lord, “Skin for skin! All that a man has he will … Continue reading

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Who is God? – summarizing Articles 1-5

The 39 Articles of Religion begin with the absolute basic questions of reality: who is God?  This is the heart of the definition of theology, explaining who and what God is. The liturgy of the Anglican tradition, as ordered in … Continue reading

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Article 18: In Christ Alone

This is part of my commentary series on The 39 Articles of Religion.  Article 18 states: XVIII. Of obtaining eternal Salvation only by the Name of Christ They also are to be had accursed that presume to say, That every … Continue reading

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Article 15: Christ alone without sin

This is part of my commentary series on The 39 Articles of Religion.  Article 15 states: XV. Of Christ alone without Sin Christ in the truth of our nature was made like unto us in all things, sin only except, … Continue reading

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Learning from the Liturgy: Easter Week

Although Holy Week gets far more attention in popular piety, Easter Week also has a special set of daily services.  For just as the events surrounding Christ’s passion and death require a full week to unpack and explore, so too … Continue reading

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Holy Communion in Psalm 78

This was my homily last night for Maundy Thursday. As you may know, there is a lot of poetry in the Bible.  Over the past century, poetry has taken quite a dive in public opinion; what was once considered a … Continue reading

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We Need the Cross

Imagine what it would be like if Satan took complete control over a city.  What would it be like? There are a number of different ways that could work out.  Perhaps the first thing that comes to your mind is … Continue reading

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