Category: Lent

Article XXII: Of purgatory

This post is part of a Lenten series on the 39 Articles. Article XXII: Of purgatory The Romish doctrine concerning Purgatory, Pardons, worshipping and adoration as well of Images as of Relics, and also...

Article XIX: Of the Church

This post is part of a Lenten series on the 39 Articles. Article XIX: Of the Church The visible Church of Christ is a congregation of faithful men, in the which the pure word...

Article XVII: Of predestination and election

This post is part of a Lenten series on the 39 Articles. Article XVII: Of predestination and election. Predestination to life is the everlasting purpose of God, whereby, before the foundations of the world...

Article XVI: Of sin after baptism

This post is part of a Lenten series on the 39 Articles. Article XVI: Of sin after baptism Not every deadly sin willingly committed after Baptism is sin against the Holy Ghost, and unpardonable....

Article XIV: Of works of supererogation

This post is part of a Lenten series on the 39 Articles. Article XIV: Of works of supererogation Voluntary works besides, over and above, God’s commandments which they call Works of Supererogation, cannot be...

Article XIII: Of works before justification

This post is part of a Lenten series on the 39 Articles. Article XIII: Of works before justification. Works done before the grace of Christ and the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, are not...

Article XII: Of good works

This post is part of a Lenten series on the 39 Articles. Article XII: Of good works Albeit that good works, which are the fruits of faith and follow after justification, cannot put away...

Article XI: Of the justification of man

This post is part of a Lenten series on the 39 Articles. Article XI: Of the justification of man We are accounted righteous before God, only for the merit of our Lord and Saviour...