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Morning Prayer 4.23.17, Second Sunday of Easter

You are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s own people, in order that you may proclaim the mighty acts of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. 2,542 more words


From the tree

Neil Remington Abramson, a Presbyterian elder, commented as follows:

I always thought the two religious traditions of my family were Anglican through my father, and Lutheran through my mother, and I was always happy with Anglican.

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Mirage: My Rage

Career churchmen, paid to guide
lead new-found converts to abide
in dull consumeristic stupor,
promises of living water
vanishing like desert pools
and luring onwards thirsty fools… 120 more words

My Shameful Addiction - To Poetry

Nothing to Fear

Psalm 27:1, The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? 463 more words


Catholics of the Augsburg Confession

Article VII of the Augsburg Confession begins like this: “Also they teach that one holy Church is to continue forever. The Church is the congregation of saints, in which the Gospel is rightly taught and the Sacraments are rightly administered… 393 more words


In Christ There is no White, but Lots of Multi-culture

Trigger warning for those who oppose Lutherans (does that include Princeton Seminary these days?), I’m about to quote from a Lutheran pastor who thinks confessional Protestant churches face straw-man objections about how blinkered and ineffective they are: 1,091 more words

Reformed Protestantism

What's the Desire of Your Heart?

Psalm 37:4, Delight yourself in the LORD, and He will give you the desires of your heart.

What are the desires of your heart? Our habit as sinners is to desire things that gratify our sinful, fleshly desires. 372 more words