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Martyred for the Gospel

Martyred for the Gospel
The burning of Tharchbishop of Cant. D. Tho. Cranmer in the town dich at Oxford, with his hand first thrust into the fyre, wherwith he subscribed before. [Click on the picture to see Cranmer's last words.]

Collect of the Day

The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany.
The Collect.

O LORD, we beseech thee to keep thy Church and household continually in thy true religion; that they who do lean only upon the hope of thy heavenly grace may evermore be defended by thy mighty power; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Daily Bible Verse

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Guest Commentary by Hugh McCann

Transubstantiation: Romish & icky
There appear to be a host of anti-papist articles in the 39. To wit:

6 ~ Apocrypha ain't canon.
10 ~ Man's total depravity.
11 ~ Sola Fides, Baby!
12,13,14 ~ "NOT of works, lest any man should boast."
15 ~ Mary & Co. not without sin.
17 ~ Ouch!
18 ~ Whither triumphant church intercession?
20 ~ Church subservient to Writ.
21 ~ Councils may and have erred.
22 ~ "The Romish doctrine concerning Purgatory, Pardons, worshipping and adoration as well of Images as of Relics, and also Invocation of Saint, is a fond thing vainly invented, and grounded upon no warranty of Scripture; but rather repugnant to the word of God."
24 ~ If Latin can't be understanded of the people, don't use it!
25 ~ TWO sacraments (count 'em: 1, 2), not 7; the 5 are of "corrupt following of the Apostles." And don't worship the cookie!
28 ~ Transub: "Repugnant, overthroweth, superstition."
30 ~ Let my people drink!
31 ~ Jesus paid it all; Masses "are blasphemous fables and dangerous deceits."
32 ~ Let my clergy marry!
34 ~ Some traditions are flexible.

As I recall the early proponents of these paid with their lives...

Reposted from the commentary at VOL: Transubstantiation????


The Third Sunday after Trinity.
The Collect.
O LORD, we beseech thee mercifully to hear us; and grant that we, to whom thou hast given an hearty desire to pray, may by thy mighty aid be defended and comforted in all dangers and adversities; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

1 comment:

Reformation said...

Good to have some satire to bring comic relief as we chat with the revisionists (= conservatives). Even they don't get it.

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