Daily Archives: 22 Aug 2018

From Athens to Washington via London: The story of a stolen and found medieval codex of the four Gospels

Originally posted on Roberta Mazza:
GA 2120 in the exhibit case. Screenshot from the MOTB Facebook video: https://www.facebook.com/museumoftheBible/videos/1776418095806474/ For once, I am writing in praise of my friends of the Washington Museum of the Bible. They seem to have (finally!) understood…

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Signs of the Times

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‘Evangelicals’ Will Return To Highlighting Morality Once  A Democrat is in the White House

Fear not.  Falwell, Graham, Jeffers and Metaxas  will once again make virtue their rallying cry once the Republican moves out of the Lincoln bedroom.  They will insist on morality then.  But they don’t now because they are despicable hypocrites. 

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Exciting News

Dirk Jongkind @DJngKnd — Now that Elijah Hixson has started as our newest colleague @Tyndale_House, the textual commentary on the Tyndale House Greek New Testament has become a serious project. #THGNT Oh boy!

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Luther on the Superstitions of Philosophers and Monks

“In his letters Paul wrote about virtues and good works more fully and appropriately than all the philosophers. He extols the civil works of the godly very highly. Were not the battles and wars of David better than all the … Continue reading

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The Question Then Becomes, How Much Do You Long for the House of God…

How lovely is Your tabernacle, O LORD of hosts!  My soul longs, yes, even faints For the courts of the LORD; My heart and my flesh cry out for the living God. Even the sparrow has found a home, And … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“If Jesus preached the same message some minister’s preach today, He would have never been crucified.” Leonard Ravenhill

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Today with Melanchthon

It was on 22 August in 1518 that the young Philip Melancthon arrived in Wittenberg to begin his life’s work of teaching there.  Just so you know.

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How It Was Karlstadt Who Provoked the Controversy Between Zwingli and Luther on the Lord’s Supper

Karlstadt … He was not in sympathy with the revolutionary tendencies of Thomas Münzer, but he and his followers were associated in the minds of many with the mysticism and agitations of the “Allstedtians” (Münzer was pastor at Allstedt). Luther sought … Continue reading

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Except the Invincibly Ignorant Don’t Read Anything Worth Reading

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