Tag Archives: Christmas

Answering Your Letters: The Christmas Edition

A short one came today from someone called Todd- Dear Jim, So, I saw on Twitter that you got an iPad mini.  What else did you get? Todd Howdy Todd- That’s a good question isn’t it.  Usually folk talk first … Continue reading

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Atheists and Christmas

A fine essay this morning has appeared in Evangelische-Zeitung titled Rechnen Atheisten mit einem Wunder? It begins with a series of pertinent questions- Rechnen Atheisten mit einem Wunder? Und welche Hoffnung verbinden Atheisten mit Weihnachten? Gibt es überhaupt eine Hoffnung, die … Continue reading

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Today With Zwingli

It was on Christmas Day, 1523 that the celebration of the Mass was replaced in Zurich by a simpler and far more biblical celebration of the Lord’s Supper. As noted by S.M. Jackson, earlier that month… Zwingli … plainly announced … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, Friends!

Es begab sich aber zu der Zeit, daß ein Gebot vom Kaiser Augustus ausging, daß alle Welt geschätzt würde. Und diese Schätzung war die allererste und geschah zu der Zeit, da Cyrenius Landpfleger in Syrien war. Und jedermann ging, daß … Continue reading

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The Pope Sounds Very Much Like Emil Brunner

“The defence of the family is about man himself. And it becomes clear that when God is denied, human dignity also disappears. Whoever defends God is defending man”, said Pope Benedict XVI Friday in his Christmas address to members of … Continue reading

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Happy Advent 2

Ἐὰν ταῖς γλώσσαις τῶν ἀνθρώπων λαλῶ καὶ τῶν ἀγγέλων, ἀγάπην δὲ μὴ ἔχω, γέγονα χαλκὸς ἠχῶν ἢ κύμβαλον ἀλαλάζον. καὶ ἐὰν ἔχω προφητείαν καὶ εἰδῶ τὰ μυστήρια πάντα καὶ πᾶσαν τὴν γνῶσιν καὶ ἐὰν ἔχω πᾶσαν τὴν πίστιν ὥστε ὄρη … Continue reading

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I Like Krista. Krista is Smart. Krista is Astute. Krista is On the Blogroll.

You’ll like her too, and you’ll see how smart she is, and you’ll recognize her astuteness, and you’ll plop her on your own blogroll when you read her brilliant post on Matthew’s use of Isaiah, which she concludes by saying … Continue reading

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