Author Archives: Matthew Hoskinson

An Adventure Wrongly Considered

“Most of the inconveniences that make men swear or women cry are really sentimental or imaginative inconveniences—things altogether of the mind. For instance, we often hear grown-up people complaining of having to hang around a railway station and wait for … Continue reading

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Mission: When We Scatter

How is Jesus at work in our day to ensure that some day there will be a host of redeemed people from every tribe, language, people, and nation? Through Christ’s command: “disciple the nations” (Matthew 28.18–20). Consider how our mission … Continue reading

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Preparation for Worship (10/18/14)

Scripture to meditate on: Revelation 5 Then I saw in the right hand of him who sat on the throne a scroll with writing on both sides and sealed with seven seals. 2 And I saw a mighty angel proclaiming in … Continue reading

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Carrying Death, Proclaiming Resurrection

From today’s collect: God our Redeemer, whose Church was strengthened by the blood of your martyr Ignatius: so bind us, in life and death, to Christ’s sacrifice, that our lives, broken and offered with his, may carry his death and proclaim his resurrection in the … Continue reading

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The Only Way of Acceptable Worship

“The prayers of the highest believers are all sinful and polluted. There is so much unbelief, so much selfishness, so much forgetfulness mingling with all, that every prayer is sin. “But if you put them into the golden censer, Jesus … Continue reading

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