Monthly Archives: May 2015

In Which the Radical Left is Hoisted on its own Petard

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Another Idol

Here’s a fun piece from Luther (not available in English, unfortunately).  It’s Martin at his scathing best contra the papacy and one of their newly minted ‘saints’.

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Science is the Enemy of Humanity Far More Than Religion Is, Mr Dawkins

It’s not religion people fear, it’s science gone mad and out of control. Pay attention to the apocalypses produced by Hollywood. Global warming – that’s science’s fault (science having given us technology and gas engines and other pollution producers); War- … Continue reading

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Dear Church Of England…

You’re what happens when a Monarch grabs the throat of the Church and wrestles it to the ground and makes it his own.  You’re dying on the vine and first you thought that accommodationism would work so you laid cozy … Continue reading

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Someone Has to Do It

  

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‘Sending Prayers Your Way’…

People say that but surely they don’t mean a word of it.  If you send your prayers anywhere but to God the Father Almighty you’re both heretic and idolater.  Besides- If you think the person to whom you’re directing those … Continue reading

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They Won’t Listen, But Go Speak Anyway

He then said, ‘Son of man, eat what you see; eat this scroll, then go and speak to the House of Israel.’ 2 I opened my mouth; he gave me the scroll to eat 3 and then said, ‘Son of … Continue reading

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The Creed of Athanasius for Your Trinity Sunday

Take note, crazy unitarians and unhinged universalists.  Without believing these truths one is not a Christian: Whoever desires to be saved should above all hold to the catholic faith. Anyone who does not keep it whole and unbroken will doubtless … Continue reading

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Hey ‘Gospel Coalition’, Would You Please Drop the ‘Jesus is my boyfriend’ Language? It’s Creepy

Why does the GC want to make loving God sound so creepy?  Can’t they express the notion of love without stooping to sexual imagery?  Because, geesh. Sure, it’s an important topic with theological significance.  But ‘beautiful’ and ‘taste’ and such … Continue reading

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Why, If You’re a Christian, You Ought to Be In Worship Today

Deprive not yourselves of the blessing of invoking God together with one accord, and receiving some sound doctrine and good exhortation, to make you hold on in the right path. For though each one can and should also pray to … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Philosophers are the Patriarchs of heretics – Tertullian

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Trinity Sunday

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Condolences, Vice President

I was very saddened to hear of the death of @JoeBiden ‘s son.  Condolences, sir.

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Sage Observations From Richard Baxter

Especially we must reverence the judgment of our able, faithful teachers, and not by pride set up our weaker judgment against them, and resist the truth which they deliver to us from God. Neither must we set light by the … Continue reading

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A Simple Principle Everyone Who Touches the Bible Needs to Understand

Saying you ‘understand the Bible’ unaided is like saying you’ve taken out your own appendix.  #GoAheadAndSeeWhatHappens

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A Fresh Review of Chris Tilling’s Book

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Jesus and Methodism

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The Miserable State of the Reprobate

[Their] unhappy consciences find no rest, but are vexed and driven about by a dire whirlwind, feeling as if torn by an angry God, pierced through with deadly darts, terrified by his thunderbolts and crushed by the weight of his … Continue reading

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On This Day in 1431 The Office of the Holy Inquisition Invented French Toast

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#SBL2015 – Tentative Schedule

Saturday Critical Editions of the German Bible Society: 1. Biblia Hebraica Quinta (BHQ), 2. Nestle-Aland and Greek New Testament: New Editorial Committee 11/21/2015 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM Room: Room TBD – Hotel TBD Florian Voss, Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, Presiding Richard … Continue reading

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