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
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
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2e9OxSU56mU O soul are you weary and troubled? No light in the darkness you see? There's light for a look at the Savior And life more abundant and free Turn you eyes upon Jesus Look full in His wonderful face And the things of earth will grow strangely dim In the light of His glory … Continue reading Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus
"You are holy, O God of majesty, and blessed is Jesus Christ, your Son, our Lord. You sent your only-begotten, in whom your fullness dwells, to be for us the way, the truth, and the life. Revealing your love, Jesus taught those who would hear him, healed those who believed in him, received all who … Continue reading Intercommunion
One of my favourite hymns from Gadsby's, #405. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rz0TSTSuOZI ‘Twixt Jesus and the Chosen Race Subsists a bond of sov’reign grace, That hell, with its infernal train, Shall ne’er dissolve, or rend in twain. This sacred bond shall never break, Though earth should to her center shake; Rest, doubting saint, assured of this, For God … Continue reading ‘Twixt Jesus
How the mind causes our thoughts to wander: The arrogance of the mind alienates us from the life of God, and from communion with him. When a present and appropriate petition or instruction is conveyed through the ear into the understanding, it shamelessly plays therewith, and takes occasion to run out on some contiguous notion; … Continue reading Wandering Thoughts
A quote from the article: "Many have rediscovered the beauty of Anglican worship and been surprised by the strong Reformation doctrines that permeate the Book of Common Prayer and its Thirty-Nine Articles. The Anglican Reformers of the 16th century were closely linked with the continental Reformers, and Thomas Cranmer—martyr and author of the first Anglican prayer book—was not only greatly … Continue reading Who Are These Anglicans in TGC?
Some encouragement I found on a forum. Prayer (Matthew 6:9; 1 Thessalonians 5:17; Ephesians 6:18; Colossians 4:2; Acts 6:4) Meditation (Philippians 4:8; Psalms 119:97; Psalms 1:2; Joshua 1:8) Fasting (Matthew 6:16-18; Luke 5:35) Study (2 Timothy 2:15; 2 Timothy 3:16-17) Scripture Memorization (Colossians 3:16; Psalms 119:11; Psalms 119:16) Simplicity (1 Thessalonians 4:11; Philippians 4:11; Matthew … Continue reading Spiritual Formation & Discipline