Daily Archives: 18 Aug 2017

The Blind Leading the Blind

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Finally, A Member of Trump’s ‘Evangelical’ Advisory Board Resigns

Now the rest of them need to- though Falwell never will.  Trump is his lord. The pastor of a New York megachurch said Friday that he has resigned from President Trump’s Evangelical Advisory Board, citing “a deepening conflict in values” … Continue reading

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Bannon Hasn’t Wasted a Minute Attacking Trump

Here we go. Bannon: ‘The Trump Presidency That We Fought For, and Won, Is Over.’ With the departure from the White House of strategist Stephen K. Bannon, who helped shape the so-called nationalist-populist program embraced by Donald Trump in his … Continue reading

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Tina Fey Destroys Trump

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Angry Arminian Mob Pulls Down a Statue of John Calvin

A rowdy gang of angry, riled-up Arminian believers gathered to pull down a statue of Reformer John Calvin standing in front of Calvin Reformed Bible College & Seminary, authorities confirmed Friday. The band of Wesleyan troublemakers brought a rope, lassoed … Continue reading

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These Are Godless People

These. They’ve hung a noose outside a Church in Alabama.  They are godless.  They know neither Christ nor salvation.  They are servants of hell.

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Bad News From the Doomsday Clock…

The Bee reports Doomsday Clock Now Spinning Like Ceiling Fan.

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This Guy Thinks Confederate Stuff Belongs in a Museum

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Invincible Ignorance: The Sycophants of Donald Trump

I’ve said all along that no matter what Trump did, most of his followers would still follow him. Not because he’s good or right or decent, but because they are invincibly irredeemably, incredibly, and irreversibly ignorant. And this poll proves … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Rename Trump’s Religion Advisory Council

It is ‘The Pandering Immoral Power Questing Pseudo-Christian Self-Serving Advisory Council’.

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Today With Bullinger

In Sacrosanctum Jesu Christi Domini nostri Evangelium secundum Matthæum Commentariorum libri XII. fol. Tig. 1542, was translated by Frisius into German, with the title, “The Hope of the Faithful,” and published August 18, 1544. The preface to the volume is … Continue reading

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Hatred is an Evil of the Heart, Not A Block of Stone or Metal

You can remove all the monuments you want, it won’t solve anything. Evil lies within the hearts of men, not images of stone and metal.

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Another Image of Melancthon… Just Because

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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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Britain: Send Your Kids to Newman Where they Can Study With Susan and Richard

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My Favorite Portrait of Melanchthon

Is this one by Hans Holbein the Younger-

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There Will Be No Racists In Heaven

Because…  They wouldn’t like it there.  For them, it would be Hell… Because there are all sorts of Africans and Hispanics and Arabs and Asians and maybe even some Australians and Brits: And they sang a new song, saying: “You … 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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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

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