Daily Archives: 5 Nov 2019

Anxiety: An Observation

Everything in our society aims to create anxiety in us. Politicians want us anxious so we become xenophobes and turn to them for protection and the media wants us anxious so we will tune in and watch their shows and … Continue reading

Posted in Theology

Paula White Can’t Say This

We reject secrecy and shameful actions. We don’t use deception, and we don’t tamper with God’s word. Instead, we commend ourselves to everyone’s conscience in the sight of God by the public announcement of the truth. (2 Cor. 4:2)

Posted in Bible

Frey on the ‘Ehe für Alle’ Vote in Switzerland

Some Reflections on the Current Discussion about “Marriage for All” (Ehe für alle)/the Blessing of Homosexual Couples in the Context of the Reformed Churches of Switzerland By Jörg Frey 1. In the current discussion,[1] there are people on both sides who … Continue reading

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I’m Joining The Strike, in Spirit

In solidarity with my British colleagues, I’m striking as well. Staff at 60 universities across the UK are to walk out on strike later this month over pensions, pay and conditions in a wave of action which could disrupt the studies of more than … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

The NRA is Auctioning Guns, at Schools, to Raise Money…

Is there any clearer indication that the NRA is a fools company? Parents and students trickled into the Muhlenberg County High School gym on a hot Saturday night as the sounds of cheers and a referee’s whistle carried from an … Continue reading

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Amen and Amen

Those who fail to give Greek its due importance in theological matters are “oppressed by blindness, satanic error, ignorance and hatred of God, and eternal death, and no punishment in hell can be more horrible than theirs”  — Philip Melanchthon … Continue reading

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Pentecostalism’s Ecclesiological Failure

Pentecostalism has a lot of theological deficiencies.  But most striking are its ecclesiological shortcomings.  Indeed, the fact that a heretic like Paula White cannot be removed from ministry for her abject heresy and false teaching is the greatest indicator of … Continue reading

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Contra Hubmaier

Zwingli’s Antwort über Balthasar Hubmaiers Taufbüchlein, appeared on 5 November 1525. It commences (after its Preface to Hubmaier) Für das erst, das der widertouff ein sect oder ein rott sye, ist offenbar, dann ir anfang hat dise gstalt: Die by … Continue reading

Posted in Church History, Zwingli

Luther: On His Translation of the Bible

“This German Bible (this is not praise for myself but the work praises itself) is so good and precious that it’s better than all other versions, Greek and Latin, and one can find more in it than in all commentaries, … Continue reading

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