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Luther, Calvin, Arminius and I: Universality and Particularity of Atonement

The shed blood of Christ Jesus “is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world” wrote the author the first epistle of John (1John 2:2 NIV). 1,111 more words

Christianity

Memorizing Scripture - You are in Good Company

This is the 2nd Post in a series about Memorizing Scripture. The first is here.

Many greats of the past and present were/are strong proponents of memorizing scripture including Martin Luther, Fanny Crosby, Bill Gothard and Chuck Swindoll. 997 more words

Life

Where were you when? The cheese course question at every good dinner party.

If you’ve been to a dinner party lately (I haven’t, please invite me!) it’s inevitable that at some point the conversation will steer towards this question. 1,624 more words

Writing

Aurora's Wittenberg really is a crowd pleaser

If you haven’t yet seen Wittenberg at the Aurora Theater, run now and get tickets. (Okay, it’s probably easier to call the box office, which is only open during business hours, so if you’re reading this before 9:00 or after 5:00, then you may have to wait.) 504 more words

S.F. Bay Area

UMYALELO WESITHUPHA

UMYALELO WESITHUPHA (Ubumsulwa nokuganana) Ungaphingi. Lokhu kusho ukuthini na? Kuthi: Asomesaba, simthande uNkulunkulu, ukuba sihambe ngobumhlophe nangokuzithiba ekukhulumeni nasekwenzeni kwethu, kube-yilowo nalowo amthande, amazise aganene naye.

Law

Luther contra "Free Will"

“As it is written,” he says, “‘None is righteous, no, not one, no one understands, no one seeks for God. All have turned aside, together they have become worthless’; no one does good, not even one,” and so forth .

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Predestination

What Lights You Up?

What lights a fire in your gut? And no, we’re not talking about indigestion from too much Thai cuisine last night.  What drives you to get out of your comfort zone and set off into the dangerous unknown?  403 more words

Self-Development