Daily Archives: 18 Aug 2016

Quote of the Day

There are two things of which a good pastor should be careful; to be diligent in teaching, and to keep himself pure. — John Calvin

Posted in Modern Culture

Why Lochte’s Lie is So Terrible

Because, simply put, he enfleshes the ‘Ugly American‘.

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Maybe Tony Perkins is Gay. Or Maybe God Just Doesn’t Like People Pretending to Speak For Him…

On 18 August 2016, Family Research Council president Tony Perkins reportedly had to leave his home in Louisiana due to rising floods in the area. Perkins posted photographs of his flooded house to his Facebook page on 16 August 2016… The story received widespread attention … Continue reading

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The Best Art Memes…

This gallery contains 6 photos.

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BNTC Booking Ends Tomorrow

From the President- Colleagues, A final reminder that booking for this year’s British New Testament Conference closes tomorrow (Friday 19th August) at 4pm. If you intend to attend the conference, please make sure you have booked by then. The programme outline is … Continue reading

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From ‘Reformation Notes’

The newsletter of the Pitts Theology Library and the Kessler Collection- which arrived today-

Posted in Church History, Modern Culture, Zwingli

The Bee Stings Anonymous Internet Commenters

Sources confirmed Thursday morning that Satan’s armies are still heavily focused on infiltrating and maintaining control of website comments sections across the web, a tactical onslaught they’ve been focused on for the better part of the past decade. “Comments sections are one … Continue reading

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And A Happy Anniversary to the Melanchthons

August 18, 1520: Philipp Melanchthon married Katharina Krapp in Wittenberg. Katharina was the daughter of Hans Krapp who was the highly esteemed mayor of Wittenberg. Apparently, Philipp had been determined to live his life as a bachelor. He was fully … Continue reading

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The Greatest Question of Theodicy: Why God Allows Some People to Have Children

Police have arrested a Hot Springs, Arkansas, couple on battery and abuse charges for allegedly zip-tying a 4-year-old girl to her bed as punishment. Clarence Reed, 47, and the child’s mother, Jennifer Denen, 30, both of Hot Springs, are now charged with … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture, Total Depravity

Christliche Antwort Burgermeisters und Rats zu Zürich an Bischof Hugo

On 18 August in 1524 (a Thursday that year) Zwingli published, at the behest of the Zurich city council, their answer to the Bishop of Constance for the reformatory undertakings of their clergy.  In sum it asserts that the City … Continue reading

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