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Christians and/or Hypocrites?

These are extracts from my sermon today on the Parable of the Wheat & the Weeds (Matthew 13:24-30, 34-43). Introduction I’m sure you’ve all heard this before: “I don’t like church because of all the hypocrites there.” Story: A woman tells … Continue reading

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What has God done for us? – summarizing Articles 15-18

In a culture that insists on highlighting the freedom and capability of humanity (be it the individual, the race as a whole, or a bit of both), an emphasis on the doctrine of salvation through Christ alone becomes all the … Continue reading

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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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Nurture the Seeded Word within You

This is an exposition of Matthew 13:1-9,18-23, my sermon today. The heart of Matthew’s Gospel Now that we’ve reached chapter 13, we are now in the heart of St. Matthew’s Gospel book.  Each of the four gospels are different, with their … 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 17: Predestination & Election

This is part of my commentary series on The 39 Articles of Religion.  Article 17 states: XVII. Of Predestination and Election Predestination to Life is the everlasting purpose of God, whereby (before the foundations of the world were laid) he … Continue reading

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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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