Author Archives: Jim
I. Need. It.
To all the folk riding the coattails of those who are doing all the work and providing all the funding to keep ministries around this country going, you should take a few minutes out of your day to thank the … Continue reading
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We often excoriate spineless politicians but equally excremental, and in truth more so, are the silent theologians and biblical scholars who can’t be bothered with addressing wrongs in society. They are worse than any spineless politician because their job IS … Continue reading
Well unless you’re super rich, it doesn’t support you.
Edwards proposed that natural types in all of creation served as a communication or language of God, pointing to the antitypes of divine truths. These types are shown to exist all the way down to the cellular and molecular levels of nature. … Continue reading
For you are an excellent person, as skillful, clever, and versed in Holy Scripture as a cow in a walnut tree or a sow on a harp. — Martin Luther
All Christians should be on guard against your antichristian poison. — Martin Luther
This resource continues to provide extremely useful materials- Martin O’Kane, The Prophet Elijah in Art: Explorations and Appropriations Karolien Vermeulen, Listening to Jael – On Podcasts, Gender, and Violence Herbert Specht, Salvador Dalí: Biblia Sacra. Grundsätzliche Überlegungen über die Zuordnung … Continue reading
Lord’s Day 16 Q. Why was it necessary for Christ to humble himself even “unto death”? A. Because with respect to the justice and truth of God, satisfaction for our sins could be made no otherwise, than by the death … Continue reading
I am wasting away, my life is not unending; leave me then, for my days are but a breath. What are human beings that you should take them so seriously, subjecting them to your scrutiny, that morning after morning you should examine … Continue reading
New over at Bible and Interpretation: Yes, John’s narrative carries a good deal of religious invective—a factor of heated debates with religious leaders in Jerusalem and/or a diaspora setting—but one must go against the clearly counter-violent presentation of Jesus in … Continue reading
If you who are assembled in a council are so frivolous and irresponsible as to waste time and money on unnecessary questions, when it is the business of a council to deal only with the important and necessary matters, we … Continue reading
You act and speak as a bride of the devil, expressing what the devil inspires. All blasphemous words of this kind are nothing but childish, mad, sacrilegious ideas, and lies which are not worthy of answer. – Martin Luther
You poisonous loudmouth. – Martin Luther
May your grain spoil in the barn, your beer in the cellar, your cattle perish in the stall. Yes, your entire hoard ought to be consumed by rust so that you will never enjoy it. – Martin Luther
God has punished you by making you incapable of understanding truth, virtue, or honor, thus handing you over to the devil to tell nothing but lies, indeed, to do all that is evil, and to upset all that is good. … Continue reading
And calm down. Federal convictions only Five-year waiting period required Credit status and civil lawsuits Character references If you think Trump and family will meet all of those and the other requirements, then do carry on.
While Luther Played With the Kids, Melanchthon Taught One of them To Shoot His Crossbow at the Christmas Tree…
Ah, Christian art… you have to love it… or not. That kid is going to put someone’s eye out. Hey Philipp, we don’t shoot our crossbows in the house!