Monthly Archives: November 2015

Collect: First Advent

ALMIGHTY God, give us grace that we may cast away the works of darkness, and put upon us the armour of light, now in the time of this mortal life in which thy Son Jesus Christ came to visit us in … Continue reading

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Whether or not we gain knowledge…

Since God is the controller of all things, it is for him to determine whether or not we gain knowledge, and under what conditions. Frame, HWP&T, 30

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Lucidity…not style…

Lucidity becomes the lingua franca of preaching and must become the measure of the sermon, not style. Anyabwile, RtBC, 59

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Their dangerous audacity…

… their audacity, therefore, is altogether pernicious and fatal, who pass by Christ and forget his death, and yet rush into the presence of God. Calvin

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Collect: Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Trinity

STIR up, we beseech thee, O Lord, the wills of thy faithful people; that they, plenteously bringing forth the fruit of good works, may of thee be plenteously rewarded; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

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Supreme environmental threat…

Originally posted on Livin' in the foothills:
Alec Motyer on Isaiah 24… It is intrinsic to the doctrine of creation that human beings in sin are the supreme environmental threat. Motyer does not write of ‘environmental threat’ in the manner…

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Collect: Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Trinity

O LORD, we beseech thee, absolve thy people from their offences; that through thy bountiful goodness we may all be delivered from the bands of those sins, which by our frailty we have committed: Grant this, O heavenly Father, for … Continue reading

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