A book about books and controversies.
That was Falwell’s response to a question about Trump using vulgar God talk. Falwell isn’t morally indignant because Falwell isn’t moral.
It takes a big person to admit their mistakes.
When we can trust the system. When we return to paper ballots.
Truly. Or they never would have voted for him.
Luther was once asked
Should not those who have sinned openly by their teaching be rebuked openly, as Moses did to Korah, Dathan, and Abiram, as Elijah did to the Baalites, as Paul did to Peter, and as we publicly opposed the pope?
Luther replied, “A brother ought first to be rebuked privately, especially if the fault is new and involves only a few people. But if the error is firmly rooted among many people, so that it’s not possible to approach every individual and admonish him separately, the error must be rebuked and refuted publicly.”
People owe it to the community to rebuke politicians and church leaders when they sin publicly.
To the ‘influencers’ leaving Christianity. Don’t let the door hit ya where the Good Lord split ya.
… if you are incredulous, read the Greek and Latin manuscripts and compare them with these poor efforts of mine, and wherever you see they disagree, ask some Hebrew (though you ought rather to place confidence in me), and if he confirm our view, I suppose you will not think him a soothsayer and suppose that he and I have, in rendering the same passage, divined alike.
“How long do you intend to preach, pastor?”
R. Wurmbrand: “Until the listeners repent and turn to God.”
You can take a look at it here. You can even download the entire work.
Zwingli copied it from an edition of the Greek New Testament found in the library at Einsiedeln in 1517. It includes some nifty marginal notes.