Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

On The Clarity and Certainty of the Word of God

‘The preached Word of God is the foundation upon which everything should be built‘ wrote Huldrych Zwingli in a booklet he published on the 6th of September, 1522.  Von Klarheit und Gewissheit des Wortes Gottes is one of Zwingli’s early works and … Continue reading

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Hey, Why Do We Need a Savior Anyway?

In a word- sin. I know people don’t like to use that word, or hear it, any longer. We prefer ‘alternative lifestyle’ or ‘personal freedom’ or ‘my rights’ or most of all ‘I’ll do what I want when I want … Continue reading

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Presence, Power and Promise: The Role of the Spirit of God in the Old Testament

This forthcoming volume from IVP Academic looks quite intriguing.  Indeed, look at the TOC for yourself. From the first verses of Genesis, the Spirit of God makes a dramatic appearance in the Bible. Yet there is surprisingly little scholarly work … Continue reading

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On the Clarity and Certainty of the Word of God

‘The preached Word of God is the foundation upon which everything should be built‘ wrote Huldrych Zwingli in a booklet he published on the 6th of September, 1522.  Von Klarheit und Gewissheit des Wortes Gottes is one of Zwingli’s early … Continue reading

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Why the Pope ‘Has to be Infallible’?

I’m willing to hear Michael out.  And since this is just part one, I’m guessing more is to follow. Let’s start with the question: who is the final arbiter of the interpretation of Scripture?  I start with this point, because … Continue reading

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Pentecost Sunday: The ‘Birthday of the Church’

Have a great Pentecost Sunday! When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. 2 And suddenly there came from heaven a noise like a violent rushing wind, and it filled the whole house where … Continue reading

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