Daily Archives: 7 Sep 2019

Quote of the Day

“Theology, viewed as a discipline and concretely, is a divinely given discipline, bestowed upon man by the Holy Spirit through the Word, whereby he is not only instructed in the knowledge of divine mysteries, by the illumination of the mind, … Continue reading

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The Proper Subject of Theology…

Is God.  So why do so many modern theologians spend all of their time talking about their feelings?

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When You Scheme and Plot Against Others…

It’s wise to heed the advice of Gamaliel- And now I say to you, keep away from these men and let them alone; for if this plan or this work is of men, it will come to nothing; but if … Continue reading

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Jerome: On Teaching

There is no greater folly than to teach a pupil what he knows already.  — Jerome

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Your Problem Isn’t That You Don’t Have Enough Time…

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The Day NOAA Sold its Soul to Satan

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Luther as Heretic: Ten Catholic Responses to Martin Luther, 1518-1541

The publication of Martin Luther’s Ninety-Five Thesesin 1517 immediately elicited responses from dozens of Roman Catholics in Germany and beyond. While Luther’s works and those of his leading supporters have been available in English translation for many years, those of … Continue reading

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Luther: On Universalism

Our human nature is prone to conclude that if it were not God’s judgment that all men be saved, it would be an outrage, tyranny, and injustice. And indeed, this is not one of the slightest offenses with which the … Continue reading

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Calvin to Bullinger About Servetus

On 7 September, Calvin wrote Bullinger, in part The Council will send you, ere long, the opinions of Servetus in order to have your advice. It is in spite of us that you have this trouble forced on you; but … Continue reading

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Jerome: On His Translation of the Old Testament Being Superior to Mere Revisions

Our version is the more intelligible, for it has not turned sour by being poured three times over into different vessels, but has been drawn straight from the press, and stored in a clean jar, and has thus preserved its … Continue reading

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Jerome: On Revenge

It is the height of folly for you when you are accused by one man to attack another, and when you are covered with wounds yourself to seek comfort by wounding one who is still quiescent and unaggressive. — Jerome

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