Daily Archives: 14 Feb 2017


Whoever, owing allegiance to the United States, levies war against them or adheres to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort within the United States or elsewhere, is guilty of treason and shall suffer death, or shall be imprisoned not … Continue reading

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A Brilliant Observation by Mark Labberton in ‘The People’s Book’

Labberton’s essay is the last in The People’s Book: The Reformation and the Bible.  The editors certainly saved the best for last.  In his wonderfully engaging essay on the perspicuity of the Bible he notes … the priesthood of all … Continue reading

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Well That’s It Then

Free remission of sins is preached to all countries and kingdoms. All the faithful in every nation under heaven are through Christ received into the grace and favour of God the Father. All have received in great abundance the gift … Continue reading

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Short Papers – Seventh Annual RefoRC Conference 2017 Wittenberg

The entire slate of papers can be viewed here.  Do take a look.

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The Best Footnote Of All Time (So Far)

From the twitter- @JonathanMurden – Best. Footnote. Ever. I concur.

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The Spring Semester at Ming Hua

Ming Hua is proud to offer high quality degree programmes on the study of theology by our distinguished faculty members. They come from a wide variety of background and traditions with the aim of helping students to develop a comprehensive … Continue reading

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Calvin and Luther Can PDA to their Hearts’ Content. Zwinglians Are More Respectful and Respectable

Which is why in a discussion of PDA this guy doesn’t drag in blessed Zwingli’s name.  Z was way too classy for such nonsense. When it came to marriage, Luther and Calvin were as different as fire and ice. Luther, … Continue reading

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Reading the Reformation : Luther

Something cool will  in Edinburgh: On 14, 15 and 16 February 2017, the Cunningham Lectures at New College will mark the 500th Luther anniversary, with lectures by Professor Kaufmann covering Europe, Reformation and Luther. New College Library holds outstanding Reformation collections that … Continue reading

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Karl and Charlotte and a Precious Valentine’s Exchange

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The Zurich Latin Bible of 1543

In 1543 the Zurich reformers produced Latin translations of the Old Testament and the Apocrypha together with a revised edition of Erasmus’ New Testament. The Biblia sacrosancta was a beautiful volume, Froschauer’s finest work. The work on the Old Testament … Continue reading

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Drive Through Funerals

Because now days people don’t have time to get out of their cars to show respect or compassion. A Memphis funeral home is offering a different service from its competitors. You can drive up, say your final goodbyes to your loved … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

It is not good to honour one who is a sinner. (Sir. 10:23)

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On this Special Day… A Special Greeting…

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A Visual Parable of the Pastorate

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Luther Wasn’t A Fan of St Valentine’s Day

So, while he lectured on Deuteronomy, he said The papists have represented God as a very swift Avenger if anyone, at the impulse of the devil, had harmed a cleric. Thus they also made out of St. Anthony, Sebastian, Valentine, … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

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Karl Was Right About That

Nations that put themselves first above all else must sooner or later collide with Christ & His people.  – Karl Barth, reflecting on Nazism Via Mike Skinner

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