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Stranks — Anglican Devotion

Stranks, C. J. Anglican Devotion: Studies in the Spiritual Life of the Church of England Between the Reformation and the Oxford Movement. London: SCM Press, 1961. 57 more words

19th Century

Who Saves America?

“I avow my firm persuasion that to the decline of religion and morality our national difficulties must both directly and indirectly be chiefly ascribed; and that my only solid hopes for the well being of my country depend, not so much on her fleets and armies, not so much on the wisdom of her rulers, as on the persuasion, that she still contains many, who love and obey the Gospel of Christ; that their intercessions may yet prevail; that for the sake of these, heaven may still look upon us with an eye of favour.” 204 more words

Providence, Prayer, and Protest

I said in a previous post that “’Liberty and justice for some’” isn’t a world we can tolerate, especially when we’re not included in “the some.’” 1,115 more words

Saturday 26th September 1846

“Thomas Clarkson, the celebrated co-operator with Wilberforce in obtaining the abolition of negro slavery, died this day. He was born 1760 and had therefore attained his 86th year. 

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September 17

Our Plans and God’s, Part 2

Judges 20:14-28 “the children of Israel arose and went up to the house of God to inquire of God. They said, “Which of us shall go up first to battle against the children of Benjamin?” The LORD said, “Judah first!” 604 more words