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

Saturday, February 28, 2015

On This Date in Presbyterian History: The Auburn Heresy Address by Dr. Gordon H. Clark

On February 28, 1935 Dr. Gordon H. Clark addressed an assembly of Presbyterian laymen on the reasons why the Auburn Affirmation of the Presbyterian Church in the United States was an attack on the basic doctrines of the Bible and the Westminster Standards.  You can click here to read the post on This Day in Presbyterian History.   Dr. Clark said:
“The reason the Auburn Affirmation is so important is that it constitutes a major offensive against the Word of God. It, or at least its theology, is the root of Presbyterian apostasy. The five doctrines involved are the truth of Holy Scripture, the factuality of the Virgin Birth, His miracles, His sacrifice on Calvary to satisfy divine justice and reconcile us to Christ, and His resurrection.”  (Ibid.).

You can click here to read Dr. Clark's entire speech, The Auburn Heresy, which is available at the PCA History site.

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