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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

Monday, March 04, 2013

Westminster Larger Catechism: Question 19

Question 19

What is God’ s providence towards the angels?

God by his providence permitted some of the angels, willfully and irrecoverably, to fall into sin and damnation, (Jude 6, 2 Pet. 2:4, Heb. 2:16, John 8:44) limiting and ordering that, and all their sins, to his own glory; (Job 1:12, Matt. 8:31) and established the rest in holiness and happiness; (1 Tim. 5:21, Mark 8:38, Heb. 12:22) employing them all, (Ps. 104:4) at his pleasure, in the administrations of his power, mercy, and justice. (2 Kings 19:35, Heb. 1:14)


The Westminster Larger Catechism: With Scripture Proofs. (Oak Harbor, WA: Logos Research Systems, Inc., 1996).

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