Daily Archives: 24 Nov 2016

So, Betsy DeVos….

Is as qualified for her job as 99.99999% of the people who talk about the Bible are to talk about the Bible… I.e, she’s a dilettante. Anathema sint.

Posted in Dilettante, Total Depravity | Tagged

Quote of The Day

Early Modern laypeople were less interested in theological doctrines and confessional distinctions than maintaining a set of beliefs, practices and values that helped them give meaning to and cope with the joys and hardships of life emotionally, intellectually and practically. … Continue reading

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Reformation Thursday

It’s Thanksgiving themed!   Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays. I love the food, I love football, I love crisp autumn days, and it has always been the time when my whole extended family gathers even if … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

Giving Thanks Even in the Worst of Times

God has such a disposition towards us in Christ such that even in our afflictions we have large occasion of thanksgiving. For what is fitter or more suitable for pacifying us, than when we learn that God embraces us in … Continue reading

Posted in Calvin

Right Doctrine Leads to the Giving of Thanks

Sincere doctrine directly leads us to Christ. Prayer invokes praise and the giving of thanks in the name of Christ. The sacraments do serve to seal and represent to us the mysteries of Christ. And the works of faith are … Continue reading

Posted in Bullinger, Theology

Frauen der Reformationszeit: Gelehrt, mutig und glaubensfest

Passend zur Reformationsdekade vermittelt …in diesem Buch, in dem Frauen der Reformationszeit in ihrem Leben und Werk porträtiert werden, den weiblichen Einfluss auf die Reformation in Deutschland. Sie schreibt kenntnisreich und verständlich. Gerade die frühe Reformationszeit stärkte durch die Betonung … Continue reading

Posted in Church History, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

Happy Thanksgiving!

Make music for Yahweh, all you who are faithful to him, praise his unforgettable holiness. His anger lasts but a moment, his favour through life; In the evening come tears, but with dawn cries of joy. … Listen, Yahweh, take … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture