Daily Archives: 26 Oct 2018

Your Friend Doesn’t Understand Greek Then

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The Pseudochristian Mega Church ‘Worship’ Service

Featuring fog machines, laser lights, screeching music, and screaming teens having seizures (dancing). What blasphemous heresy. Your ‘rave’ isn’t worship, it’s paganism.

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Quote of the Day

Es ist ja offensichtlich, was die Werke des Fleisches sind: Unzucht, Unreinheit, Ausschweifung, Götzendienst, Zauberei, Feindschaft, Streit, Eifersucht, Zorn, Eigennutz, Zwietracht, Parteiung, Missgunst, Trunkenheit, Übermut und dergleichen mehr – ich sage es euch voraus, wie ich es schon einmal gesagt habe: Die … Continue reading

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Praying Like The Pagans – Matthew 6:5-8

Originally posted on Reading Acts:
In my first semester of Bible college an older student stood up to prayer in a chapel and began by addressing God as Father, Lord, el-shaddai, Jehovah Jirah, and every other name of God he…

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Commentary Sale

You can pick up a PDF copy of the clearest exposition of the Book of Revelation (layfolk friendly) for $5.  Be sure to include your email address in your Paypal payment. Yes, $5 is inexpensive for a book on one … Continue reading

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At the End of the Day, Theologians are Guard Dogs

I see a sect the most execrable and pernicious that ever was in the world. I see that it does much harm, and is like a fire kindled for the general desolation and destruction, or as a contagious disease to … Continue reading

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It’s A Bad Idea To Rip Verses From their Context

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ReIReS School in Paris, February 2019

All the details are available here.  And don’t worry, it won’t interfere with your attendance at the Zwingli Congress; they are at different points in the month.  So, go to Zurich in early February and then to Paris in late … Continue reading

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Personal Update

Originally posted on Larry Hurtado's Blog:
I have been reluctant to use this space for personal matters, but because so many readers sent kind words of encouragement during my chemo therapy and hospital confinement, I feel obliged to give…

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Modern Christian Parenting Summed Up In A Sentence

“Pastor, I make my kid go to school, the dentist, his job, and football practice, but I don’t feel comfortable making him go to church if he doesn’t want to go…” (The Wrestling Pastor)

Posted in Modern Culture, Theology

Congratulations, Anne Katrine Gudme!

She has just won the Royal Danish Academy of Science and Letters silver medal for young researchers. Videnskabernes Selskab uddeler hvert år en sølvmedalje til en yngre dansk forsker for en fremragende grundvidenskabelig præstation. I 2018 tildeles sølvmedaljen til lektor Anne Katrine de … Continue reading

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Receptions of Paul in Early Christianity: The Person of Paul and His Writings Through the Eyes of His Early Interpreters

For those who may be interested–

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Pentebabbleism Explained in One Sentence

As soon as the Spirit is separated from the Word of Christ, the door is open to all kinds of delusions and impostures.  — John Calvin

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