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

Sunday, May 15, 2011

EV News :: Plans announced for GAFCON 2 and London and Africa offices

“We continue to be troubled by the promotion of a shadow gospel that appears to replace a traditional reading of Holy Scriptures and a robust theology of the church with an uncertain faith and a never ending listening process. This faith masquerades as a religion of tolerance and generosity and yet it is decidedly intolerant to those who hold to the “faith once and for all delivered to the saints”.

Odd but I get the same sort of feeling from GAFCON itself. GAFCON, like the Anglican Church in North America, is composed primarily of Anglo-Catholics and/or high church Arminians, neither of which can truly be called "Evangelical" or "Reformed". True Anglicanism which is faithful to the English Reformation and the magisterial Reformation is not and never will be "Anglo-Catholic" or Roman Catholic-lite. Instead the final authority is Holy Scripture, not the traditions of men.

You leave the commandment of God and hold to the tradition of men." 9 And he said to them, "You have a fine way of rejecting the commandment of God in order to establish your tradition! (Mark 7:8-9 ESV)

I do not nullify the grace of God, for if righteousness were through the law, then Christ died for no purpose. (Galatians 2:21 ESV)

EV News :: Plans announced for GAFCON 2 and London and Africa offices

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