Category: theology

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...

Article X: Of free will

This post is part of a Lenten series on the 39 Articles. Article X: Of free will The condition of man after the fall of Adam is such, that he cannot turn and prepare...

Article IX: Of Original or Birth Sin

This post is part of a Lenten series on the 39 Articles. Article IX: Of Original or Birth Sin Original sin standeth not in the following of Adam (as the Pelagians do vainly talk),...