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Evening Prayer: 12/3/2022

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"The Order for Evening Prayer Daily Throughout the Year" (1935 Edition of the Reformed Episcopal Book of Common Prayer) Psalm 94 God's Covenants Matthew 15

Theological Journals, Part 3: 12/3/2022

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Bibliotheca Sacra (Jan-Mar 2021): in “Paul’s Use of an Ontological Metaphor in 2 Corinthians 6.16,” Dr. Michael McKay reminds one that sometimes theological journals are asking questions that no one is asking and that not even the writer, St. Paul, may be asking or saying. We’ll see. Bibliotheca Sacra (April-June 2021): “Periodical Reviews:” SBTS’s “Four Theses Concerning Human Embodiment” by Dr. Gregg Allison. Dr. Allison argues for a better anthropology to avoid modern Gnostic/Neo-Gnostic ideas. Modern Reformation (Nov/Dec 2022): “Does the Augsburg Confession of Faith Teach Anything Outside of Scripture?” Friedrich Balduin continues to rebut his Jesuitical interlocutor on justification, original sin and the meritoriousness of works. Calvin Theological Journal (Spring 2022): in “Sign or Seal: Baptism in the Christian Reformed Church,” Dr. Ryan Faber is comparing the CRC liturgy of 2013 with the Netherlands Liturgy of 195-1908. Mid-America Journal of Theology (Fall 2021): in “T

Theological Journals, Part 2: 12/3/2022

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Anglican Theological Review (May 2022): in ): in “Reforming Tradition: Anglican Spirited Continuity,” Dr. Ross Kane is outlining all the varied versions of “tradition” in the Anglican communion. Rather much. Anglican Theological Review (Aug 2022): “`Love is our Lord’s Meaning:’ Spiritual Formation in Julian of Norwich and Desmond Tutu,” Frank England discusses Julian’s confusions between her visions and the Romanist theology of the fall, sin and guilt. Anglican and Episcopal History (Aug 2022): in in “Huguenot Anglican in Seventeenth Century Virginia,” Rev. Lonnie Lee explores Durand’s trip through Virginia, his correspondence with French Huguenots in France and England, and the encouragements offered, even though VA had less advertising space than the north or the Carolinas. Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society (June 2022): in “Evangelicals, Justice and the Civil War,” Dr. Obie Tyler Todd comments on some abolitionist, north ministers in the late 18 th century. Trin

Theological Journals, Part 1: 12/3/2022

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William Whittaker’s “Disputation on Holy Scripture:” Dr. Whittaker, having finished his textual analysis of Genesis, proceeds to the same with the Psalms—comparing the Vulgate with the Hebrew. John Jewel’s “Apology for the Church of England:” John Jewel besullies Rome’s claim to be the pillar, watchmen, and ground of the truth by a review of the 15th century, conciliar councils of reform. Also, the Babylonian schism of the 14th century. Not all was well in Rome. “Ante-Nicene Fathers down to 325 AD: 1 Clement extends to a discussion of OT governance, but refers to “Bishops and deacons” as God’s form of church governance.

OT/NT/ST/CH: 12/3/2022

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Halley’s “Bible Handbook:” discusses ancient accounts of creation: Persian, Hinduism, Greek, Chinese, Mongolians, Tibetans, and Tuetons. Remarkable similarities: people were happy, festive and sinless, but then, they sinned. The similarities highly suggest, or, show the original account, now infallibly given in Genesis 1-3. For Psalm 31, Prof. Calvin discusses David’s confession of sin as an exhibit to the reader. Though a King, he sinned and suffered consequences in his family life. Zondervan Pictorial Bible: “Israel:” deals with the early Monarchial period of David. For Genesis 30: Prof. Keil discusses Jacob’s family discussion with Rachel and Leah—we’ve gotta head back to homeland. For Judges 18, Prof. Keil discusses the locations of the tabernacle—Shiloh, Nob and a few other places, but essentially at Shiloh until Samuel. For Isaiah 14.24-32, Prof. Henry notes that Assyria will fall by God’s hand. God’s people will be delivered. The focus is on the eternal counsel of God. A

Morning Prayer: 12/3/2022

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"The Order for Morning Prayer Daily Throughout the Year:" The Book of Common Prayer (1935 Edition of the Reformed Episcopal Church) Psalm 80 Genesis 12 Matthew 14