When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to Abram, and said to him,
“I am God Almighty; walk before me, and be blameless.
And I will make my covenant between me and you, and will make you exceedingly numerous.”
Genesis 7:1-2 Title: Abaham, Sarah, and the Angel. Artist: Jan Provoost, ca. 1529
Second Sunday in Lent
February 28th, 2021
For the week February 26th - March 4th Year 'B'
From the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible
The Reverend Canon Lance Smith
Rector at The Church of The Ascension
Canon Lance Smith's 'Reflection' program may be viewed on
COGECO "YourTV Windsor"
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Get Behind Me, Satan!
But turning and looking at his disciples, he rebuked Peter and said,
“Get behind me, Satan! For you are setting your mind not on divine things but on human things.”
Mark 8.33 Title: Get Thee Behind Me, Satan! Artist: James Tissot, ca. 1894
Scripture, Tradition, Reason
We recognize the importance of tradition and reason in seeking to understand what it is that Scripture is saying.
We do not put reason or tradition over Scripture since it is the ultimate authority.
Classic Traditional Anglican services: following liturgies from the Book of Common Prayer and the Book of Alternative Services