Sin and Salvation

Listening to the Bible teachers lead devotions the last two weeks here at Chamberlain-Hunt Academy I am reminded how much I admire the Reformed doctrine of sin and salvation. Emphasizing as it does the lost-ness and broken-ness of man, and the resulting separation between God and man, the Reformed doctrine of salvation has real punch. …

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A Meditation on the Expansive Love of God

This morning's reading in Morning Prayer was from Rev. 7. Verses 9ff are as follows: I saw before me a huge crowd which no one could count from every nation and race, people and tongue. They stood before the throne and the Lamb, dressed in long white robes and holding palm branches in their hands. …

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A Word About Losing One’s Head

Today, Aug. 29, is an important Feast Day in the whole Christian Church (except Protestantism, which generally does not observe feasts at all): The Commemoration of the Beheading of John the Forerunner, also called John the Baptist. It is a feast that is commemorated by fasting rather than feasting because of the grief the Church …

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Oak Square

Our last night in Mississippi we decided to stay at a Bed and Breakfast called Oak Square located in plantation house complex in Port Gibson. Technically Oak Square is a town house rather than a plantation house. The plantation, complete with plantation house and all the buildings associated with it, was located a few miles …

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