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Competence from God

In this sermon, Roger Salter examines 2 Corinthians 3:4-9, addressing human authority and competence given by the Holy Spirit. “Marked characteristics of a person before conversion can be sanctified for the use of the Lord. Paul’s susceptibility to boast in himself was altered to a …

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Celebrating Communion from the North Side with the U.S. 1928 Book of Common Prayer

Some have suggested that the historic Anglican practice of celebrating Holy Communion from the North Side (called the Right Side in some texts) of the Holy Table while using the 1928 American Book of Common Prayer is inappropriate and is out of conformity with the rubrics. This essay will repudiate that claim and demonstrate that the practice of celebrating Holy Communion from the North Side of the Holy Table is a venerable and beneficial practice, both for congregations and clergy.

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Such a good heart

Don’t you just hate it when people try to sugar-coat bad behaviour? Someone can commit any number of offenses–exhibit rudeness or pride, be vindictive, covetous, or contentious–and yet there will be those who pronounce with great solemnity, “But he has (or had) such a good …

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