Confessing Our Sin and Knowing our True Failure

 wgmeisheid  January 16, 2024  0 Comments on Confessing Our Sin and Knowing our True Failure

In the Anglican liturgical service, one integral part is the confession of sin. It says: “Most merciful God, we confess that we have sinned against you in thought, word, and deed, by what we have done, and by what we…

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Collect for Epiphany Sunday

 wgmeisheid  January 6, 2024  0 Comments on Collect for Epiphany Sunday

Our Rector invited us to pray the Collect for this Sunday (Epiphany) each day in the lead up to church on Sunday. I include it here for your consideration.   “O God, by the leading of a star You manifested…

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Fourth Sunday of Advent: Sturge

 wgmeisheid  December 23, 2023  0 Comments on Fourth Sunday of Advent: Sturge

Advent 4: God’s Gift of Love: Storge Today’s theme: Storge – Natural affection.  Storge (verb) στοργή is natural affection such as between members of a family (parents/children, husband/wife, and siblings). It is rarely found in classical Greek, and then primarily…

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Third Sunday of Advent: Phileo/Philia

 wgmeisheid  December 16, 2023  0 Comments on Third Sunday of Advent: Phileo/Philia

Advent 3: God’s Gift of Love: Phileo/Philia Today’s theme: Phileo/Philia – Friendship and sharing love.  Phileo (verb) φιλίω / Philia noun φιλία is friendship based on feelings or tender affection, the delight of being in the presence of someone, or…

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The Dramatic Rise of Nihilism

 wgmeisheid  December 15, 2023  0 Comments on The Dramatic Rise of Nihilism

I often read an author who irregularly posts on Instapundit from midnight to 7am. Her name is Sarah Hoyt and she authors sci-fi and has an active blog at accordingtohoyt.com. Last night she posted an article on Instapundit entitled Civilization…

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Second Sunday of Advent 2023: Agape

 wgmeisheid  December 9, 2023  0 Comments on Second Sunday of Advent 2023: Agape

Advent 2: God’s Gift of Love: Agape Today’s theme: Advent as Agape – How God defines love in His relationship with us Agape (αγάπη) is God’s fullest expression of His Love towards us and indeed his love for all of…

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First Sunday of Advent 2023: God’s Love

 wgmeisheid  December 2, 2023  0 Comments on First Sunday of Advent 2023: God’s Love

Advent 1: Introduction: God’s Gift of Love Preface: Advent has three definitions: Liturgical: It is the beginning of the Church Year and marks the four-week period in which we prepare for Christmas and the celebration of the “coming” or “arrival”…

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For Advent: A Study on the Nature of Love

 wgmeisheid  November 12, 2023  0 Comments on For Advent: A Study on the Nature of Love

For Advent I am planning on doing a four part study (one for each Sunday beginning on December 3rd) on the nature of love, for Advent addresses the beginning of God said in John 3:16 “For God so loved the…

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Christians Have One Offensive Weapon

 wgmeisheid  September 23, 2023  0 Comments on Christians Have One Offensive Weapon

The sermon this Sunday started with Romans 12:1-2 1I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service. 2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed…

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A World Without God

 wgmeisheid  August 5, 2023  0 Comments on A World Without God

I found a response that I had made three years ago to the same-named article in Front Page magazine (https://www.frontpagemag.com/world-without-god-mark-tapson/). I felt it was worth reposting with some minor editing. You forget one important thing. For a rational code of…

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