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Evening Prayer (1662 Book of Common Prayer)

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REFORMED THEOLOGY AND REFORMED BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER. HAND IN GLOVE. RESPECT AND HONOR OF GOD. John Calvin on the Psalms. Keil & Delitzsch on Joshua. Matthew Henry on Jude. Dr. Robert Reymond on Systematic Theology. Dr. Philip Schaff on the Swiss Reformation, namely, Ulrich Zwingli. Westminster Shorter Catechism, 41-50. Remarkably amidst the tumults of the coup d'etat, David lies down at night and sleeps restfully. Prof. Keil reminds the Vandals of Biblical destruction of God's character. The Marcionites of the 19th-20th centuries, speaking in a thick German brogue, tell us how mean God is to destroy the Canaanites. Prof. Keil witnesses the Vandals driving headlong at high speeds into an immoveable cement-brick wall of brute and brutal facts. To wit, the full-orbed character of God. The 21st century reader is reminded to read classical systematicians, e.g. Robert Reymond, not the Marcionitic Vandals. Witness that car accident. Jude calls the false professors as "

Henry Todd: Life of Archbishop Cranmer: Ch. 5--1549, Answer to 15 Articl...

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5. CHAPTER V. 1549. Herein, Tom Cranmer the Archbishop gives his Answers to the fifteen Articles of the Devonshire rebels. A POLITE, BUT UTTERLY BRUTAL SMACKDOWN (76-139). Cranmer, the detective, smokes out the crafty Papist leaders tyrannously stirring up the crowd. Cranmer is deconstructing the arguments hoping reason is functional in the “ignorant people of Devonshire” (his words). They demand England return to the rule of the Pope—quite a thing, to “demand” as a word to King Edward VI and the constituted government. Make no mistake—this is Cranmer tasering papist leaders, arresting the few and doing a total smack-down of the ignoramuses who are blind and misled. No gentle and soft Archbishop here. FB might censor Dr. Cranmer for bullying.

Morning Prayer and the Litany (1662 Book of Common Prayer)

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REFORMED THEOLOGY. REFORMED PRAYER BOOK. HAND IN GLOVE. John Calvin on the Psalms. Keil & Delitzsch on Joshua. Matthew Henry on Jude. Dr. Robert Reymond on Systematic Theology. Dr. Philip Schaff on the Swiss Reformation, namely, Ulrich Zwingli. Westminster Shorter Catechism, 31-40. Psalms 3. David refuses to submit to the scoffings and taunts from those in the Devil's Dirty Tricks Department, railing against God's Word and promises to Israel--as enemies not just of David, but enemies of God. Prof. Delitzsch continues the slapdown and smackdown on the irrationalists who malign God as a God of miracles and One who destroys the wicked. Eichorn, for example, while holding to the essential historicity of Joshua, yet irrationally and according to the distorted devices of his wicked heart, tries to redefine God according to his own wee lil' view of God. Same old story on these modern Marcionites. Jude continues to expose the false and contumaceous professors of Christi

Evening Prayer (1662 Book of Common Prayer)

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REFORMED PRAYER BOOK THEOLOGY AND CHURCHMANSHIP. HAND IN GLOVE. John Calvin on the Psalms. Keil & Delitzsch on Joshua. Matthew Henry on Jude. Dr. Robert Reymond on Systematic Theology. Dr. Philip Schaff on the Swiss Reformation, namely, Ulrich Zwingli. Westminster Shorter Catechism, 21-30. Psalm 3. David continues his confident trust in the LORD, despite this temporal punishment imposed upon him and expressed through the coup d'etat of his son Adonijah. It's providential. Yet, with the songs of scoffings in his ears from celebratory yahoos, David rehearses him confidence in God's Word of promise. He's not giving up God's Word for insolent yokels and rebels. Prof. Keil continues to declaw and defang the confident Vandals of Biblical analysis (often called "criticism") with their efforts at multiplying authors, mixing in supposed sources and throwing dust into the eyes of believers. Bravo, Professor! Jude continues his butt-spank and butt-hurt on the

Henry John Todd, M.A.: "The Life of Archbishop Cranmer," Ch. 5, 120ff.

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1535—The speech of the archbishop, referring to the late Acts of Parliament. SOLA SCRIPTURA AND GOD'S ABSOLUTELY SOVEREIGNTY ABOVE ALL POWERS, ROYAL AND ECCLESIASTICAL. Pages 120-127 are golden. https://archive.org/details/lifearchbishopc04toddgoog/page/n158/mode/1up. Cranmer has well considered Papal and Conciliar Councils, showing historically the view of the sovereign and ruling governance of Scriptures to all. Hence, while defending Henry and Parliaments Act of Supremacy (booting the Thief of Rome out of England), it's not just an issue about Royal supremacy. Some historians have mischaracterized, to wit, that Dr. Cranmer was merely Henry's propagandist for royal authority. Dr. Cranmer was that, a sermonizer and propagandist on that, but he was more. First, as previously argued, he was a scholar, ambassador, and now was an archbishop "with a history" and noteworthy resume. Second, while canvassing the historical issues on the authority of Rome's

Henry John Todd, M.A.: "The Life of Archbishop Cranmer," Ch. 5,115ff.

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1535. DR. CRANMER'S PREACHING IN KENT AND CANTERBURY. DR. CRANMERS PUTS A SMACK-DOWN ON A CANTERBURY PRIOR. BAM! You can be sure the back-channellers were chattering through the monastic networks. Dr. Cranmer continues his written report to Henry about his own preaching in Kent in favor of the Act of Supremacy. One incidental arises, namely, that Dr. Cranmer had prayed daily for years that the Pope’s power and doctrines would be broken in England. What is not discussed, however, is the content of that prayer—jurisdictional, doctrinal, or quasi-Lutheranizing? His letter does not give details other than the fact of his prayer that the Pope’s rule would be abolished in England. “And he [DPV, the smacked-down Prior] said also openly, that I [DPV, Dr. Cranmer] preached uncharitably when I said that, these many years, I had daily prayed unto God that I might see the power of Rome destroyed, and that I thanked God that I had now seen it in this realm. And yet in my sermon I declared th

Morning Prayer (1662 Book of Common Prayer)

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John Calvin on the Psalms. Keil & Delitzsch on Joshua. Matthew Henry on Jude. Dr. Robert Reymond on Systematic Theology. Dr. Philip Schaff on the Swiss Reformation, namely, Ulrich Zwingli. Westminster Shorter Catechism, 11-20. In Psalm 3, David is on the run as a fugitive and victim of the coup d' etat. The enemies are scorning him, but not just King David, but the Sovereign God who anointed him King of Judah and Israel. Adonijah and his crew are blinded and indifferent to the divine action in David's and the church's life. They are mockers, scoffers and crude indifferentists. Prof. Keil continues to engage, scalp and bury the several Biblical vandals in search of multiplying authors for the book of Judges. The Prof. continues to assert unity of authorship and theorizes the authorship to be a contemporary of Joshua's who outlives him by perhaps a generation. A younger scholar? Jude continues his descriptive evaluations of the defiled and contumaceous professor