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Resources for 33rd Ordinary Sunday

Resources for 33rd Ordinary Sunday

Let us pray (in silence) [that we may persevere in our growth into God’s life] pause God of inspiration, you caused all holy scriptures to be written for our instruction, grant us so to hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them, that by steadfastness and by the encouragement of your holy Word, we… Continue Reading

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Rethinking marriage?

Rethinking marriage?

The Church of England House of Bishops’ Pastoral Guidance on Same Sex Marriage has drawn plenty of responses. Claims that it makes are demonstrably misinformed and incorrect. Being factually erroneous reinforces questioning the under-girding conviction that marriage has come to us unchanged in the last 2,000 years. In particular, with changes to practices around divorce… Continue Reading

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What is the Bible?

What is the Bible?

Some discussions, on this site and elsewhere, are different variants of reflecting on what the Bible is for Christians. In the midst of some people’s tub-thumping of the term sola scriptura (belief in the Bible alone) some people can give the impression that those who do not use the term sola scriptura somehow do not… Continue Reading

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When belief shaped praying (part 2)

When belief shaped praying (part 2)

This year, on 4 December, it is the 50th anniversary of the Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy (Sacrosanctum Concilium), the first document promulgated by Vatican II. I was invited to write a reflection from an Anglican perspective for Liturgy, the Roman Catholic Auckland Diocesan Liturgy Centre publication. I am grateful that they are happy for… Continue Reading

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read mark learn digest

Let us pray (in silence) [that we may persevere in our growth into God’s life] pause God of all inspiration, you caused all holy scriptures to be written for our instruction grant us so to hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them, that by steadfastness, and by the encouragement of your holy Word,… Continue Reading

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BCP Morning & Evening Prayer

BCP Morning & Evening Prayer

“THE Morning and Evening Prayer shall be used in the accustomed Place of the Church, Chapel, or Chancel; except it shall be otherwise determined by the Ordinary of the Place.” (BCP 1662 The Order for Morning and Evening Prayer). “All Priests and Deacons are to say daily the Morning and Evening Prayer either privately or… Continue Reading

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