Monthly Archives: October 2018

Quote of the Day

Therefore do not pray for this people, or lift up a cry or prayer on their behalf, for I will not listen when they call to me in the time of their trouble. -Jer 11:14

Posted in Modern Culture

I Would Observe Halloween If…

I could find these to give out…

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A Sweet Burn of Lutherans by the Papists

Sweeeeet burn! Protestants from across the globe flocked to Wittenberg, Germany Tuesday to venerate a statue of Martin Luther in honor of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Many in the Lutheran and Lutheran-leaning community including pastor of Torrential … Continue reading

Posted in Humor

It’s Taxpayers Who Got Ripped Off For Those Ridiculous Fake Dead Sea Scrolls

Which, to be blunt, if the Museum of the Bible had let ANYONE with one good eye look at before they bought them, could have learned they were dicey at best.  But no, instead the Museum bought them with what … Continue reading

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Coming Soon to a University in Illinois…

RELS 666: The Majestic Zwingli. 3 credits. Prof. J. West.  A close look at the erudition, sanctity, wit and wisdom of Ulrich Zwingli (1484-1531), the last of the Reformers in alphabetical terms. Readings from the Commentary on True (Mine) and … Continue reading

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A 13 Minute Film on Luther

Martin Luther from Heinz Cadera on Vimeo.

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John Hagee Is No Christian, He is A False Teacher and Heretic

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Ah Yes, The Less Famous ’39 Theses’ – A Sort of Reader’s Digest of the 95 Posted by Luther…

Oops… John….   Ooops…

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Ursula: Kinoaufführung in Verbund mit der Ausstellung “Schatten der Reformation”

In den Wirren der Zürcher Reformation verlieben sich Ursula und der Bauernsohn und Söldner Hansli. Ursula hat sich den Täufern angeschlossen – dem «linken» Flügel der Reformation. Diese fordern unter anderem Glaubensfreiheit und die Trennung von Kirche und Staat. Das … Continue reading

Posted in Church History, Modern Culture, Zwingli

Someone Buy James MacDonald a Bible; He Doesn’t Own One, or Has Never Read It

Pastor James MacDonald and Harvest Bible Chapel filed a lawsuit this month against two ex-members and former Moody Radio host Julie Roys, accusing them of spreading false information about the Chicago-area megachurch’s financial health and leadership.  The main targets of … Continue reading

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The Church and Politics

Einen Monat vor der Abstimmung über die „Selbstbestimmungsinitiative“ und die „Überwachung von Versicherten“ und während der Kampagne „Kirche für KOVI“, positionieren sich viele Kirchenvertreter*innen, kirchliche Organisationen und Kirchgemeinden für die Menschenrechte, für die Privatssphäre von Versicherten und für die Wahrnehmung … Continue reading

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Still True

When Jesus had finished these parables he left the district; and, coming to his home town, he taught the people in their synagogue in such a way that they were astonished and said, ‘Where did the man get this wisdom … Continue reading

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The Sickness Unto Death

There is something seriously wrong with people in this country, and it is a sickness unto death.

Posted in Total Depravity

We Are All Tribal

We are all tribal. We invariably care more about the people in America than somewhere else. We all care more about the murder of 11 neighbors than we do the murder of a million Yemenis.

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My Brief Blurb on Philip’s Final Book

Some time before he passed, whilst we were discussing his book and whilst I was lending a tiny hand in proofing it, Philip asked me to offer a blurb.  I did.  Equinox has tweeted it: @EQUINOXPUB — ‘This is the … Continue reading

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The GOP and the Nazi Party are now One and The Same

And that isn’t me saying so, it’s a Republican Congressman saying so.  The Party of Lincoln and Reagan is dead.

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The Role of Women in Zurich’s Reformation

If you’re in Zurich, go to this:

Posted in Church History, Zwingli

Meanwhile, In Italian Fascist-Land…

She thinks it’s funny-  I think she’s damned.

Posted in Total Depravity

This is Why I Just Can’t Even, Even, with Politicians And their Theological Dilettantism

She has no idea what the Bible means, what Christianity teaches, or what Christian theology is about.  Dilettante. Politicians need to stay in their lane and do their little political silly things and keep their defiled hands off of Scripture.

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Context of Scripture

Just FYI-

Posted in Biblical Studies Resources, Books