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More Common Worship canticle vandalism

This morning’s canticle from Common Worship was culled from Isaiah 9:2-7, but it’s been vandalised like most of the other canticles in our liturgy.  Why?  What is wrong with the flow of the song as it was originally written?  Here’s … Continue reading

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The Canticle for Advent. What’s missing?

I’ve been using the Church of England’s prayers in the morning recently, and not just because I ought to, being a vicar and all.  I find the mixture of prayers based on scripture, the psalms and readings work well together.  … Continue reading

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Beware of Anglican Liturgy

I’m ordained in the Anglican Church yet have never really used the daily office for my prayers and devotions. Part of the preference was due to the complexity of using Common Worship.  I never really worked out which page to … Continue reading

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Correcting Common Worship Canticles

I wrote yesterday on the use of God’s word as invitation from J.I. Packer’s book Knowing God and how evangelicals are put off the use of liturgy because of the frequent vandalism of God’s word. Here’s an example of a … Continue reading

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