When Morning Gilds the Skies from @StJohnsPriest

It's a little late in the liturgical calendar, but I present this hymn, not well known outside of proper circles, from St. John's Episcopal Church in Detroit, my usual "go-to" for proper High Church procedure: https://youtu.be/jF3bFyKGoFY On a separate note, one of the thing necessitated by the Daily Office is prayers for the country and …

Some Clarification on What I Mean By “Outed”

I've gotten some pushback on my last post Be True to Your School, Or They’ll Go Postal, which concerned recent events at our Church of God General Assembly. One major objection is my characterisation of what happened on the floor of the General Council as the Seminary being "outed." Probably the easiest way for me to …

Be True to Your School, Or They’ll Go Postal

My father didn't like rock music. But there was one time he made an exception. My brother was a Beach Boys fan, and one evening at the house he made us stand and listen to "Be True to Your School" as it played on our Magnavox console. My father was big on his sons being …

William Hamilton’s God May Have Died, Mine Did Not

My parents divorced in the late 1970's. That was back in the day before our tax code made inter-spousal transfers free of estate or gift taxes, so it was a mess. (Yeah, there was such time...) After it was done, she dated an English insurance agent. The relationship never got very far, although he found …

Exposition of the Thirty-nine Articles – Article XVI (Part 2) — The North American Anglican

Section II. — Scriptural Proof. THE first thing we have to show from holy Scripture is, that “every deadly sin committed after baptism is not unpardonable,” and that “the place of forgiveness is not to be denied to such as truly repent.” To prove this proposition, it will be desirable (1) to show that sins…Exposition of …

In Celebration of the Ordination of Calvin Robinson – a brief catechesis following St Luke- Gavin Ashenden. — Gavin Ashenden

Following this reading from the Gospel: Luke 2:41-52 The Boy Jesus in the Temple 41 Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the Feast of the Passover. 42 And… Continue reading → In Celebration of the Ordination of Calvin Robinson – a brief catechesis following St Luke- Gavin Ashenden.In Celebration of the Ordination of Calvin Robinson – a brief catechesis …

Exposition of the Thirty-nine Articles – Article XVI (Part 1) — The North American Anglican, and Some Commentary of My Own

Article XVI. Of Sin after Baptism. NOT every deadly sin willingly committed after baptism is sin against the Holy Ghost, and unpardonable. Wherefore the grant of repentance is not to be denied to such as fall into sin after baptism. After we have received the Holy Ghost we may depart from grace given and fall…Exposition of …

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