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 Second Sunday in Lent.

The Collect

ALMIGHTY God, who seest that we have no power of ourselves to help ourselves; Keep us both outwardly in our bodies, and inwardly in our souls; that we may be defended from all adversities which may happen to the body, and from all evil thoughts which may assault and hurt the soul; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Collect from the First Day of Lent is to be read every day in Lent after the Collect appointed for the Day.

Daily Bible Verse

Friday, January 21, 2011

Tractarianism's REAL Goal: Extinguishing Protestantism in the Church of England

Hence when we pass on to contemplate the present condition of things, we find that this Protestantism of the nation and of the Church is regarded as an almost insuperable obstacle by those whose boasted mission it is to eradicate the-principles of the Reformation. Better testimony we cannot desire than what they voluntarily render. In a volume of “Essays on the Re-union of Christendom, 1867,” edited by Dr. Lee, and prefaced by an Essay of Dr Pusey, we learn amongst other things:—

“The first great difficulty that is before us arises from the Protestantism of England. Till this is removed, the re-union of our Church as the Church of England with either the Greek or Latin Churches is absolutely hopeless.”—p. 89.

To read the full article, click on the link below:

The Protestant Church of England

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