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 First Sunday in Lent.

The Collect

O LORD, who for our sake didst fast forty days and forty nights; Give us grace to use such abstinence, that, our flesh being subdued to the Spirit, we may ever obey thy godly motions in righteousness, and true holiness, to thy honour and glory, who livest and reignest with the Father and the Holy Ghost, one God, world without end. Amen.

Daily Bible Verse

Monday, October 14, 2013

Justin Welby to Visit the GAFCON Primates Meeting

It looks like Dr. Peter Jensen is still alive and well.  He is still the general secretary of the Global Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans, even though Glenn Davies recently replaced him as archbishop of the Sydney diocese of the Anglican Church in Australia. Justin Welby, the new apostate archbishop of Canterbury is scheduled to visit GAFCON.

My problem with GAFCON is that the focus is on morality and on multiperspectivalist interpretations of the Anglican Formularies, which consist of the Thirty-nine Articles of Religion, the 1662 Book of Common Prayer, and the Ordinal.  Of course, the Homilies play a part in that theological heritage as well.  In my opinion conservative Anglo-Catholicism is not Anglican.  It is in fact nothing more than Roman Catholic "lite."

It is commendable that the Anglo-Catholic conservatives oppose homosexuality and other immoralities endorsed by the liberals.  But dogmatic doctrine is way more important than morality.  If good morals were enough, then certainly good Buddhists, good Muslims and good Roman Catholics could earn merits to make their way to heaven apart from Christ.  And the recent pope supposedly intimated that even "good" atheists can be accepted by God, whatever that means.

The truth is only the Gospel of Jesus Christ counts as a way of saving faith.   (Acts 4:10-12; John 14:6; John 12:48; Mark 16:16-18).

Click here to read the story:   Archbishop of Canterbury to visit GAFCON Primates

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