Last lectionary April.

I would suggest that the synagogue of Satan is not merely those who claim to be Jews but are not. it is anyone who allies with such, and whose religion is something public and not of Christ. For Christ is not here to make our life good, our wallet full, while people are gently herded Continue Reading

Sunday Sonnet.

Anne Locke continues her paraphrase, remaining in the first verse of Psalm 51. She cannot count her faults or number the deeds she has done in error. But she trusts that the mercy of God is greater. According to your abundant mercy    blot out my transgressions. Psalm 51:1b, ESV  My many sinnes in nomber are encreast,With Continue Reading

Lectionary Sunday 28th April 19

It’s funny when I find myself reading Papists with approval, because they understand the Reformed and Fundamentalist position correctly. What worries me is that the Papists — who have the magisterium, which regulates almost all of life — still find degrees of freedom to weasel out of clear teaching. It is as if they are Continue Reading

Weekend Music.

This started when I began to discuss the music that existed when I was a student. My beloved is younger, and did not know the bands. So some music from that period, and from where I live.

Saturday Sonnet.

That time of year thou mayst in me behold (Sonnet 73) That time of year thou mayst in me behold When yellow leaves, or none, or few, do hang Upon those boughs which shake against the cold, Bare ruined choirs, where late the sweet birds sang. In me thou see’st the twilight of such day Continue Reading

Lectionary Saturday.

The disciples were witnesses to the resurrection of Christ. But they found it very hard to comprehend. Christ had to demonstrate to them that he was not a ghost, not a fraud, but was real. He was healed, whole, eternal, and able to do things no human can. And his promise is that we will Continue Reading

Lectionary for the woke.

Last year I was going through a fair amount of turmoil, much of which I could not write about. Much of which relates to human resources, and regulation of speech. We have a liberal polity. But we have an example of how to deal with a liberal polity. The Sadduccees did not survive the destruction Continue Reading