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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, December 09, 2008

The Order for the Burial of the Dead

Last Sunday, December 8, one of my uncles died in Georgia. Funerals remind us that we too are mortal and will stand before God in the judgment some day. May we be found in Christ on that great day. I invite you to read the service for burial found in the 1662 Book of Common Prayer.

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