Daily Archives: 30 Jun 2015

There’s Nothing New Under the Sun

And people are the same as they have always been- He said to me, “Son of man, stand on your feet and I will speak with you.” As he spoke to me, a wind came into me and stood me on … Continue reading

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And Up Next- Pedophile Rights….

Using the same tactics used by “gay” rights activists, pedophiles have begun to seek similar status arguing their desire for children is a sexual orientation no different than heterosexual or homosexuals. Critics of the homosexual lifestyle have long claimed that … Continue reading

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Zwingli Speaks Prophetically: Heed Him

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David Congdon’s “The Mission of Demythologizing”

Fortress sent a copy and I’ve completed my review.  The publisher suggests Rudolf Bultmann’s controversial program of demythologizing has been the subject of constant debate since it was first announced in 1941. It is widely held that this program indicates Bultmann’s departure … Continue reading

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Post-Modernism and Copyright Infringement

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If You’re Surprised that This Will Be The Next ‘Equality’ Quest, Raise Your Hand

Here ya go. The fight for LGBTQ+ rights in America is far from over, but after last week’s major win, it’s worth properly reflecting on the important questions Roberts and his fellow dissenters have raised about polygamy (briefly setting aside … Continue reading

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Today…

Heute ist Internationaler Inkontinenztag.

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Calvin’s Ailments

John Piper writes in his little book on Calvin To get a clearer picture of his iron constancy, add to this work schedule the “continuous ill health” he endured. He wrote to his physicians in 1564, when he was 53 … Continue reading

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British New Testament Society Registration Update

Colleagues, I am pleased to report that the glitch on the website for booking this year’s conference has now been fixed. We have extended the discounted booking rate to the 8th July. Bookings can be made here: http://www.epay.ed.ac.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=2&catid=3&prodid=1860 Best wishes, Paul. Dr … Continue reading

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The Anniversary of the Death of Luther’s Mom

Martin Luther’s mother Margarethe died on June 30, 1531, in Magdeburg, Germany. From his descriptions of her, we know that he saw her as a stern but loving mother. Even Lucas Cranach the Elder’s portrait of her gives her a … Continue reading

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Comment Policy Reminder

Comments are moderated because the world is filled with mentally unstable souls who feel that everyone owes them a hearing no matter how mindless their remarks. Accordingly, if you wish to comment, feel free.  If your comment doesn’t appear don’t … Continue reading

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Are Christians Obliged to Assist All in Need?

Einsatz für bedrängte Christen?, by Philippe Dätwyler . Sollen, ja müssen Christen allen Menschen helfen, die in Not sind? Unabhängig von ihrer religiösen Zugehörigkeit? Selbstverständlich. Der Meister von Nazareth hat mit seinem ganzen Leben und dem Gleichnis vom barmherzigen Samariter den … Continue reading

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The Sad State of Preaching in Zurich in the Pre-Zwingli Days

Things in the Canton, in fact, were fairly tragic concerning proclamation of the Word of God when Zwingli arrived and they came to a head in 1525 when On June 30, 1525, [Zwingli] published his book on the office of the … Continue reading

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The Sad State of Preaching in Geneva in the Pre-Calvin Era

Sermons in Geneva before Calvin were very much like most sermons today- silly stories and ridiculous tales were told by Priests who preferred that sort of nonsense to proclamation of Scripture. … in consequence of the ridicule which the priests drew … Continue reading

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Art of Inconsistency

On gay marriage- The court overrules the will of the people in all those States where ssm was prohibited by ballot. On redistricting – the will of the people cannot be usurped. Inconsistent much, Ruth?  Or just a hypocrite attached … Continue reading

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