Foxe tells it well The queen’s revenge was only to be satiated by Cranmer’s blood, and therefore she wrote an order to Dr. Pole, to prepare a sermon to be preached March 21, directly before his martyrdom, at St. Mary’s, Oxford. Dr. Pole visited him the day previous, and was induced to believe that he […]
Nothing better on Reformation Day then to be reminded of some classic Anglican teaching ie Reformed Protestantism HOMILY ON THE SALVATION OF MANKIND And so the justice of God and his mercy did embrace together, and fulfilled the mystery of our redemption. And of this justice and mercy of God knit together, speaketh S. Paul […]
Yup, 31 October is Reformation Day As well as the above, this is not quite so helpful but there you go… Finally, I thoroughly recommend Mike Reeve’s The Unquenchable Flame. Stunning book with some excellent associated online resources.
To round off Reformation Day, an old sermon of mine on Reformation Sunday, 2007 about Martin Luther. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
Yes, it’s Reformation Day and so here’s some Luther. First, the famous speech at the Diet of Worms. Some of this is, perhaps, a little embellished but the guts of it is certainly true. And Joseph Fiennes’ portrayal of Luther is just brilliant. Next, my favourite Luther quote ever – for what I hope are obvious reasons! […]
This morning I recorded a short interview for the Australian Christian Lobby‘s Political Spot – a daily interview that’s syndicated on a number of Australian Christian radio stations – on the subject of Reformation Day and it’s impact. Here’s the audio… ack, I mis-stated one thing! In the discussion on James I say “Justification by Faith” […]