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 Collect.

The First day of Lent
Commonly called Ash-Wednesday.

The Collect.

ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, who hatest nothing that thou hast made and dost forgive the sins of all them that are penitent; Create and make in us new and contrite hearts, that we, worthily lamenting our sins, and acknowledging our wretchedness, may obtain of thee, the God of all mercy, perfect remission and forgiveness; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Daily Bible Verse

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Re: Cranmer's Sermon on Baptism: Cranmer's Catechism

I don't blame you for giving up, Ken.  I would give up as well if I had been so soundly refuted in a debate.  Next time, check your facts before engaging the other side.
In Christ,
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Sunday, July 12, 2009 6:20 PM
Subject: Re: Cranmer's Sermon on Baptism: Cranmer's Catechism

Yes, it was a heretical document in which the Lutheran World Federation (ELCA and its overseas counterparts) gave away the store.  They're about as Lutheran as PCUSA is Reformed.   One LCMS dogmatician referred to the document as the "Augsburg Concession," and the faculties of both LCMS seminaries rejected the document as entirely unsatisfactory.
In any event, I don't think we need to exchange any more emails.   I consider our conversation to be at an end; any further emails from you will be unopened and unanswered. 
In a message dated 7/12/2009 2:59:52 P.M. Central Daylight Time, cranmer1959@gmail.com writes:
If you want to talk about heresy, let's talk about the Joint Declaration on Justification.  Correct me if I'm wrong, but wasn't that a "Lutheran" compromise with the Roman Catholic Church????

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