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Unity?

Jesus was well aware of mankind’s tendencies towards disunity – one of the last things He did before the Passion was to pray that ‘ 914 more words

Faith

Father son back to preach at church they...

Father, son back to preach at church they called home. “That’s the thing I’m most excited about, to be there with my son,” David said. “I’m very proud of him and all that he has accomplished.”

Friday - January 23, 2015: Listen

1 Samuel 3:1-10

3 Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the Lord under Eli. The word of the Lord was rare in those days; visions were not widespread. 1,085 more words

Faith

Wednesday - January 21, 2015: All You Need is Love...?

1 Corinthians 16:14

“Let all that you do be done in love.”

Once again, we come to something that is easier said than done!

All we need to do is look around our world and we can see that it is filled with contention, anger and just plain old hatred! 855 more words

Faith

Book of Concord Drawing for 2015 BJS Conference

I have some extra copies of the Christian Book of Concord with a bonded-leather-cover from Concordia Publishing House, and thought I’d try to give away one of them here on… 205 more words

Religion

Argument By Proxy

A quote from Mr. Write’s essay, which in turn reflects the excellent Mr. Kreeft’s philosophizing:

In this case, the ghost of Luther argues that Christianity teaches that there is one scripture, one salvation, and one sovereign Lord; and that therefore the claim by the Catholic Church to have a magisterium, a teaching and interpreting authority in effect adds a second scripture to the first; next, that salvation is by faith alone and therefore the claim of the Catholic Church to require good works in effect adds a second means of salvation; and third, that divine grace alone saves man, not man’s cooperation in that grace, and therefore the claim of the Catholic Church that man has free will adds a second sovereign to the universe, and impugns the power of God.

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John Wright

Opening summary

There are many habits in religious debates that annoy me.

For instance, many a time, my Lutheran friends have pointed out with not a small amount of bitterness that Rome declared any who teach salvation by Faith Alone to be anathema. 1,143 more words

John Wright