Sackcloth & Ashes

REPENTANCE ACCORDING TO 2 CORINTHIANS 7:11 It is for a very good reason that the apostle enumerates seven causes, effects, or parts in his description of repentance. They are earnestness or carefulness, excuse, indignation, fear, longing, zeal, and avenging [ 2 Corinthians 7:11]. It should not seem absurd that I dare not determine whether they ought … Continue reading Sackcloth & Ashes

Procession of the Holy Spirit – Letham

4.4.2 Differences between the Eastern and the Western Churches In the east, stress falls on the Father as the source of the personal subsistence of the Son and the Spirit. The Father is the guarantor of the unity in the Godhead, the source, and the cause of the Son and the Spirit. Thus, the Spirit … Continue reading Procession of the Holy Spirit – Letham

(Mostly) #Puritan treatises and #sermons during times of #plague and pestilence. 

NOTES beside the links were added by a poster on PB. Joseph Hall — Comforts Against Public Calamities;rgn=div1;view=fulltext;xc=1;q1=pestilence Samuel Shaw — A Welcome to the Plague and Farewell to Life Edward Reynolds — Being a Day of Solemn Humiliation for the Continuing Pestilence Thomas Doolittle — A Spiritual Antidote Against Sinful Contagion in Dying Times, a … Continue reading (Mostly) #Puritan treatises and #sermons during times of #plague and pestilence. 

The Great Litany

Just try it, trust me...this is the Great Litany according to the Book of Common Prayer 2019. It's Protestant! Yes, it really is, and perfect for Lenten devotions. The portions in bold italics are responses but I normally pray the entire section including the Supplication on my own. Just a suggestion when praying this Litany, … Continue reading The Great Litany

The Trinity

In the first chapter of Genesis we are taught this truth in the loftiest way possible, and elsewhere, too, it is expressed most gloriously in word and song. He speaks, and it is done; He commands, and it stands fast (Ps. 33:9). He sends out His word, and melts the morsels of ice (Ps. 147:18). … Continue reading The Trinity