Daily Archives: 2 Aug 2018

This Guy Is Just a Font of Theological Garbage

Scripture never says, or even implies, that Jesus ‘sanctifies’ death.  Death is the enemy overcome and destroyed.  “Then Death and Hades were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death.” (Rev. 20:14) Someone needs to buy Chris … Continue reading

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The Myth of Christian Unity

‘Christian unity’ has never existed. Not since Jesus called Matthew the tax collector and Simon the zealot. There’s no sense pining for a past that never was.

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Just a Gentle Reminder

Timidis autem et incredulis et execratis et homicidis et fornicatoribus et veneficis et idolatris et omnibus mendacibus pars illorum erit in stagno ardenti igne et sulphure quod est mors secunda (Rev. 21:8)

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Nope

Mary adds nothing to the fact or act of redemption. She is not co-redemtrix. She is sinner equally in need of salvation with everyone else. Does SEBTS not screen its profs these days?

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‪#WhatsWrongWithThisPicture‬

#WhatsWrongWithThisPicture: More people ‘pray’ on facebook than ever attend Worship. How’s that make sense?

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Devout Christian Sets Aside Few Minutes To Think About Reading His Bible

Thy name is Legion… A new report has indicated that local devout Christian man Brian Metford took a few minutes out of his busy morning schedule to think about reading his Bible this morning. The man was proud to report … Continue reading

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Volumes of Interest

Schnabel, Eckhard J. Jesus, Paul, and the Early ChurchMissionary Realities in Historical Contexts. Collected Essays This volume contains seventeen essays written by Eckhard J. Schnabel over the past 25 years. They focus on the realities of the work of Jesus, … Continue reading

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The Fetish-ization of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Read the paper titled Christian Dead Sea Scrolls?  The Post-2002 Fragments as Modern Protestant Relics, delivered at ISBL in Helsinki.

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Quote of the Day

Everyone who knows what the right thing to do is, and does not do it, commits a sin. (Jas. 4:17)

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The Pope and The Death Penalty

Pope Francis changes church’s teaching on the death penalty There you have it. Pope Francis has changed church teaching about the death penalty, saying in a new policy published Thursday that it is always “inadmissible” because it “attacks” the inherent … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

Check your signs, people…  check your signs.

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Quote of the Day

Your guilt is an ultimate reality insomuch that not even the love of God can simply pass it by.  — Emil Brunner

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The German ‘Library of Alexandria’

Remains of grand building that may have housed up to 20,000 scrolls uncovered in central Cologne, dating back to second century AD. The remains of the oldest public library in Germany, a building erected almost two millennia ago that may … Continue reading

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