Don Fortner’s Funeral Service

Pastor Don Fortner has had a huge impact on me over the years and although I'll miss downloading and listening to his current sermons he has gone to better place. He has fallen asleep in the Lord after running a faithful race. The funeral service can be watched or listened to here: A video … Continue reading Don Fortner’s Funeral Service

Lutheran Divine Liturgy

The Divine Liturgy of the Ukrainian Lutheran Church (source) Based on the Order of Service in the Ukrainian Evangelical Service Book (1933), Edited by Teodor Yarchuk and Published by the Ukrainian Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession. (As Appointed for Ordinary Sundays) THE ENTRANCE HYMN AND THE ENTRANCE PRAYER THE INVOCATION Pastor: Glory to God … Continue reading Lutheran Divine Liturgy

What is the Divine Darkness?

by Dionysius the Areopagite Supernal Triad, Deity above all essence, knowledge and goodness; Guide of Christians to Divine Wisdom; direct our path to the ultimate summit of your mystical knowledge, most incomprehensible, most luminous and most exalted, where the pure, absolute and immutable mysteries of theology are veiled in the dazzling obscurity of the secret … Continue reading What is the Divine Darkness?

A Litany

Litanies are prayers to our Lord consisting of a series of petitions and responses. Although they are traditionally used in church services, they can also be prayed in private devotions, and may be sung. When I'm not sure what to pray I usually pray the scriptures. Somethings I open the Book of Common Prayer or … Continue reading A Litany

The Life of God in the Soul of Man

Some quotes to entice you. Correct orthodox or religious opinion is not true religion:  "...I must regret that among so many pretenders to it, so few understand what it means ;  some placing it in the Understanding, in Orthodox Notions and Opinions, and all the account they can give of their Religion, is that they are … Continue reading The Life of God in the Soul of Man

The Traditionalist!

Survey says!?! (take the worldview quiz here) Quote: Thank you for taking the worldview test! The test is based on extensive academic research and has been shown to generate fairly consistent results. You can find more information about the research here. Here are your results: The worldview you identify with most is called traditional. Out of 17 … Continue reading The Traditionalist!