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Preaching Daily - February 19

  • 2021 Feb 19

Today's Reading...

Remember Lot's wife! - Luke 17:32

The Preacher’s Call: Not Originality, but the Stirring of Memory

Jeffrey D. Arthurs

The following is an excerpt from Jeffrey D. Arthur’s new book, Preaching As Reminding set to release on November 7, 2017.

The phrase “the Lord’s remembrancers” was coined in 1594 by Lancelot Andrewes, chaplain to Queen Elizabeth and King James I, in a sermon titled “Remember Lot’s Wife.” Andrewes was drawing his metaphor from the royal court. The king’s (or queen’s) remembrancer is the oldest judicial position in continual existence in Great Britain, having been created in 1154 by Henry II. Today it is a ceremonial role, but for centuries the remembrancer’s job was to put the lord treasurer and the barons of court in remembrance of pending business, taxes paid and unpaid, and other things that pertained to the benefit of the crown.

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