Daily Archives: 25 Aug 2017

Quote of the Day

They kill the widow and sojourner, and murder the fatherless; and they say, “The LORD does not see; the God of Jacob does not perceive.” Ps 94:6-7 But they’re oh so very wrong.

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An Open Letter from Christian Scholars on Racism in America

Sign it here.  I did.

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Judgment Is Coming

The Judgment 31 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne. 32 Before him will be gathered all the nations, and he will separate people … Continue reading

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Supporting Evildoers…

Is evil.  And those who empower evil are complicit in every evil act done.  You are without excuse and when the day of judgement comes and you are damned because of your mistreatment of others, all the whining and excuse … Continue reading

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Die Bibel – Einheitsübersetzung 2017

Free!

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A Word to All the Hand Wringers Worried About ‘Millennials’ Leaving the Church

“They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us: but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they were not … Continue reading

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Was Katie Luther the Driving Force Behind Luther’s Anti-Semitism?

Dear Katie. Yes, on the way, shortly before Eisleben, I became dizzy. That was my fault. Had you been here, however, you would have said that it was the fault of the Jews or their god. For shortly before Eisleben … Continue reading

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Donald Trump’s ‘Good Luck’ to the Residents of Texas is Meaningless

James1 puts it this way- If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking in daily food, and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, be warmed and filled,” without giving them the things needed for the … Continue reading

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One Month From Today…

The lecture of the century!

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7 Insights into Dutch Theologian Herman Bavinck

Originally posted on Hendrickson Publishers Blog:
Dutch theologian Herman Bavinck (1854-1921) is widely celebrated as one of the most eloquent divines in the Reformed tradition. Despite having preached regularly throughout his adult life, how he preached and what he thought…

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*Chuckle*

According to sources close to local egalitarian-feminist Jane Stein, the activist for women’s rights had penned a scathing rebuttal of complementarianism Friday morning, but failed to send it to Desiring God after she found herself unable to click the website’s “Submit” button. … Continue reading

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Reading Jesus’s Bible: How the New Testament Helps Us Understand the Old Testament

For Jesus and his contemporaries, what we now know as the Old Testament was simply the Scriptures—and it was the fundamental basis of how people understood their relationship with God. In this book John Goldingay uncovers five major ways in … Continue reading

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Ladies And Gentlemen, Donald Trump’s Intellectual Equal…

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Fun Facts From Church History: How Luther Became an Amulet

In the second half of the sixteenth century, in a strange inversion of the devotional traditions so fiercely condemned by evangelicals, portraits of Luther would take on the imputed powers of a amulet, or even perform miracles, such as when … Continue reading

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Book Preview: Douglas Campbell, Paul: An Apostle’s Journey (Eerdmans, 2018)

Originally posted on Reading Acts:
Eerdmans recently sent me an uncorrected advanced copy of Douglas Campbell’s Paul: An Apostle’s Journey. The book will not be released until January 2018, so consider this a sneak peek at what I think will…

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Pentebabbleist Denunciations

When Bill Clinton was President, Pat Robertson and his ilk blamed every natural disaster that came along on Presidential misdeeds.  The same was true when Barack Obama was President.  Curiously, that wasn’t the case when either of the Bush’s were … Continue reading

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When You’re Motivated, You Can Write Brilliantly, Swiftly

IN 1523 Zwingli published a Latin tract entitled, De Canone Missæ Huldrychi Zuinglii Epichiresis, “An Essay on the Canon of the Mass.” He speaks of it as “my confutation of the Canon of the Mass.” He wrote it in four days … Continue reading

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Zwingli In Einsiedeln

This is a fascinating essay. Es sind nur ein paar Wörter, aber sie sind wertvoll. Wertvoller als so manches dicke Buch. Letzte Woche hat Urs Leu sie entdeckt – und damit eine Leerstelle geschlossen, welche die Schweizer Reformationsforscher lange beunruhigte. … Continue reading

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Things Zwingli Wrote that You Should Read, And a Random Map

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