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Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany (Septuagesima)

God bless the papists. Because they still understand their Latin, and can remind us that we are moving from Christmastide to Lent. I’m reformed, and my church does not keep the traditional seasons, but we have a month of prayer and fasting, leading to our expansion offering. The Sundays of Septugesima are named for their […]

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21 Jan 2020

Last night we were talking: for we have a grief for the mainline churches. We grew up in such, and they were good. But they now love the world too much, and seek the approval of the woke. The woke will not be satisfied. I was left thinking about the need to return to the […]

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27 December 19

I would put it to you that there are no good Christians. To be a good Christian you would obey the spirit of God and the word of God completely and without reservation. I struggle with that: my desires and will are at war with God. But this I know: that when I give up […]

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11 December 19

Brevity is wit, silence is golden. One of the great joys is to sit with your spouse in peace and look at the beauty that surrounds you and the beauty graven upon their face. We are to be holy, and then what is holy will be spoken from us: but we are unable to be […]

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29 June 19

39 ‘See now that I, I am He,And there is no god besides Me;It is I who put to death and give life.I have wounded and it is I who heal,And there is no one who can deliver from My hand.40 ‘Indeed, I lift up My hand to heaven,And say, as I live forever,41 If I sharpen My […]

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28 June 19

This scripture needs to be read in context, for otherwise the people Paul is opposing are not clear. “They” were Judiazers, preaching that Christians should obey the Mosaic law and also that they should be circumcised, as the Jews were. Their method was to cast out those from the church or their fellowship who would […]

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21 June 19

The alternative text for today has a truth in it; in times of trouble, when the righteous are despised, God will allow them to die so that their suffering ends and they are at peace with him. 57 The righteous man perishes, and no man takes it to heart;And devout men are taken away, while no […]

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Thursday 9 May 19

The Lectionary continues to consider what is worthy of honour and praise. Who is worthy. For within heaven and earth, no one is as worthy as Christ, who has called people from all tribes and nations to be of him, and be his ministers. There is no selection by birthright: you do not have to […]