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

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Westminster Larger Catechism: Question 32

Question 32

How is the grace of God manifested in the second covenant?

The grace of God is manifested in the second covenant, in that he freely provideth and offereth to sinners a Mediator, (Gen. 3:15, Isa. 42:6, John 6:27) and life and salvation by him; (1 John 5:11–12) and requiring faith as the condition to interest them in him, (John 3:16, John 1:12) promiseth and giveth his Holy Spirit (Prov. 1:23) to all his elect, to work in them that faith, (2 Cor. 4:13) with all other saving graces; (Gal. 5:22–23) and to enable them unto all holy obedience, (Ezek. 36:27) as the evidence of the truth of their faith (James 2:18,22) and thankfulness to God, (2 Cor. 5:14–15) and as the way which he hath appointed them to salvation. (Eph. 2:10)

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

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