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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

Tuesday, September 20, 2005

Anglican Nigeria-England Rift Deepens

The response of Archbishop Peter Akinola of Nigeria to the affront by pro-gay/lesbian elements of the Church of England, Episcopal Church USA and the Canadian Episcopal Church is both appropriate and necessary. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, is an apostate who is trying to surreptitiously install homosexual deacons, priests and bishops in the Anglican Communion. This crisis calls for nothing short of divorce.

The analogy of the Protestant Reformation comes to mind here where Protestants divorced the Roman Catholic Church because it refused to reform itself from doctrinal errors that had been incorporated into the traditions of the church without Scriptural support. This divorce in the Anglican Communion is a divorce filed by the conservative and orthodox Anglicans who stand for the Gospel as it is taught in Holy Scripture. Conservatives will not allow themselves to be in communion with those who have left the Christian faith and have attempted to push the rest of the church into a similar apostasy.

We truly are in the end times when wicked and pernicious homosexuals are consecrated in a church that is supposed to be godly and holy. I care not that hypocrites in favor of homosexuality will be upset by my remarks. If the Church of England wishes to declare war on conservatives in the communion, then so be it. War it is.

You might also want to look at this article from Reuters: http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/nm/20050920/wl_nm/religion_anglicans_dc_2

This break with England should come as no surprise since Archbishop Peter Akinola warned the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Primates of this move last year in his remarks here:

http://www.banneroftruth.org/pages/news/2004/10/anglicanhomosexuals.html

Sincerely in Christ,

Charlie Ray

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