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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

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Faith "in" Christ or the Faithfulness "of" Christ? Clement vs. The New Perspective on Paul

Click on the title to read an interesting rebuttal of the view that Galatians 3:22 and other passages are examples of the "subjective genitive" rather than the "objective gentive". Is Jesus Christ the object of our faith or is the "faithfulness of Christ" the proper translation? Clement, the church father, seems to have believed that Christ was the object of our faith.  See Clement vs. The New Perspective on Paul.

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