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About Saint Barnabas Anglican Church of Seattle

Rooted in Scripture & Steeped in Anglican Tradition. A church that worships from the King James Version of the Bible and the 1928 American Book of Common Prayer. A diverse congregation committed to Jesus Christ.

Who is God? Part 6 (Next Steps & the Bible)

         Previous installments of this series have summarized some principles of “natural theology,” which considers what can be known about the universe and God simply by looking around with attention.  The universe is governed by physical laws, and it … Continue reading

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For Saturday evening

August 12, 2017 – Saturday Evening God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty.1 When the children of Israel cried unto the Lord, the Lord raised them up a deliverer, Ehud, … … Continue reading

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Friday light

It is finished: and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost.1 Jesus the author and finisher of our faith.2 I have glorified thee on the earth: I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do.3 We … Continue reading

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Stirring Times at the A.C.N.A.

As you can see elsewhere on this website, St. Barnabas is a member of the Anglican Church in North America.  The ACNA has its roots in the Church of England (“Anglican” refers to England).  The Church of England was formed … Continue reading

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The Value of Love – Part 5 in Who is God?

WHO IS GOD?  Part 5 (The Value of Love)      We have seen that our universe is afflicted with sin, evil, and death.  We struggle against them, mostly in vain.   Our stories end with some version of “and they lived … Continue reading

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Walk in Love

July 28, 2017 – Friday Morning Walk in love.1 A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.2 Above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: … Continue reading

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St. Vincent de Paul

This name is familiar in Seattle (and many other places) as referring to a mission that helps the poor with personal visits, thrift stores, and food banks.  The mission was founded to honor Vincent de Paul, who was born in … Continue reading

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WHO IS GOD? Part 4 (The Broken Universe)

     Someone reading earlier posts in this blog may say, “I see that a case can be made for saying that the universe is governed by laws, certainly physical laws (like gravity) and even perhaps moral laws (like don’t oppress … Continue reading

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WHO IS GOD? Part 3 (The Moral Universe)

In addition to matter in motion and the forces studied by physicists, the universe contains a moral dimension that it is difficult both to deny and to understand.  It is difficult to deny that we recognize a good deed (a … Continue reading

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Day is Done

July 14, 2017 – Friday Evening I trust I shall shortly see thee, and we shall speak face to face.1 Oh that thou wouldest rend the heavens, that thou wouldest come down!2 As the hart panteth after the water brooks, … Continue reading

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