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What's So Good about It?

Today is called Good Friday on the traditional Christian calendar.

One person regards one day holier than other days, and another regards them all alike. Each must be fully convinced in his own mind.

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Mysticism

Is Humanism Evil?

By Dr. R. Scott Clark – The Heidelblog

David asks,

The term “humanism” seem to incite disgust in most conservative Christians today but I have heard Calvin and other reformers referenced as “humanists.” What is the difference between the word’s use in that context and the present one? 106 more words

Church History

Maundy Thursday

We seldom think of it in that way – but it was an order!

Most scholars agree that the English word Maundy in that name for the day is derived through… 117 more words

Observations

The Last Week - Friday

Friday – the fateful day – began in the very early hours of the morning. Jesus prayed to His Father asking that, if possible, the bitter cup could be removed from Him. 719 more words

Bible

Why Study Church History? A Biblical Answer

Prov. 27:17 – Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.

The experiences of Christians throughout history offer an invaluable resource for how men and women have lived, understood, and experienced Scriptural truths. 297 more words

What is Fundamentalism?

In response to several people’s question I offer below my definition of fundamentalism (in which I include myself, but only by this definition.)

This is a short article so if you disagree please ask for clarification before assuming error. 935 more words

Reflections on Jesus' Washing Feet.

Since today is Maundy Thursday, I thought I would post an essay I wrote a few years ago (sans footnotes) on the Footwashing Scene in John 13 – the Last Supper. 3,598 more words