St Paul's Anglican Church, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

February Archive

February 22, 2012

Christian Calendar, Reformation, Repentence

Ash Wednesday

by Lanier Nail

Almighty and eternal God, you who hate nothing that you have made, and who forgive the sins of all those who are penitent: Create and make in us contrite hearts, that we, worthily lamenting our sins and acknowledging our wretchedness, may obtain of you, the God of all mercy, perfect …

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Posted by Lanier Nail at 4:05 p.m.
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February 21, 2012

Christian Calendar, American Evangelicalism, Gospel

How Not to Observe Lent

by Lanier Nail

Somehow Lent has become cool. Everyone seems to be giving something up for Lent – and telling all their friends about it! Forty days of solemn examination and repentance are being eclipsed by an ever-more shallow cultural faddishness. Yuck! Because what we really need is one more cultural fad…

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Posted by Lanier Nail at 4:08 p.m.
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February 20, 2012

Church Stuff

Ash Wednesday Service

by Lanier Nail

St. Paul’s is holding an Ash Wednesday service Wednesday at 7pm at the Battle-Friedman House (1010 Greensboro Avenue).

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Posted by Lanier Nail at 4:15 p.m.
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February 19, 2012

Repentence

The Law Founded on Love

by Lanier Nail

Lord God, you who have taught us that whatever we do without genuine love is worth nothing in your sight: Send your Holy Spirit and pour into our hearts this most excellent gift of love, the true bond of peace and of all virtues; for without such love whoever lives is reckoned as dead before you: Grant this for the sake of your only Son, Jesus Christ. Amen.

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Posted by Lanier Nail at 2:14 p.m.
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