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The Deposit of the Faith (Part 3)


The History of Christianity #38

Our Scripture verse today is Colossians 2:3 which reads: “In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.” 830 more words


#tbt 4 - The Mighty Preparation

Another week of Throwback Thursday (#tbt) has come around, and this time I'd like to take a step back and look at a big picture. Before we get ahead of ourselves cracking on with the story of the church eras, I want to let you know about something pretty cool I'm learning about. 668 more words

St. Panteleimon, 2Timothy2:1-20 and Matthew 9:27-35

     Biblical scholars believe that St. Paul’s Second Letter to Timothy was written by Paul while he was in prison in Rome facing martyrdom under Emperor Nero around 67 AD.   428 more words


Early Christian Pacifism

Christianity is a pacifist religion. Most of the early church fathers wrote that Christians should not kill or join the military, and the idea of “just wars” first developed in the late fourth century, after Constantine’s reforms. 1,875 more words

Peace & Politics

The Seat of Moses, Its Powers and Perils

“What can we do? These are our bishops. We know that they have betrayed Orthodoxy and that they are breaking the Holy Canons that tell us that we must avoid all prayers with the heterodox. 4,331 more words

Glossary Of Terms

Correlation: An Uncorrelated History (Part 1 -- The Mormon Underground)

This post marks the beginning of a series on the origins and historical development of what Mormons typically denote with the term “Correlation.” It’s a long and complicated story, one that will require a number of installments to adequately canvas. 3,928 more words


Jaxon reblogged this on I Looked and Beheld and commented:

I've been wanting to write about "correlation" for a long time, but didn't know where to start. I recently stumbled across a podcast series on MormonStories that featured Daymon Smith. Having been highly impressed with the information Daymon possesses, I felt it was easier to reblog the information he shared with By Common Consent.

But Is It Biblical?

By Dr. R. Scott Clark – The Heidelblog

Anthony Bradley has posted a provocative essay arguing that church planting is insufficient for social change. He appeals to his own experience and to the history of education and Christendom. 328 more words

Biblical Discernment