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Fight the Pharisee: Woe #1

I washed my hair with moldy apple cider last Sunday.

It was unintentional, I assure you. Last year,  I found out that rinsing your hair with alcohol (i.e. 1,881 more words

Life With Jesus

The 5-Point Covenantal Model

In the 19th century a German theologian was asked what he thought about Hegel’s philosophy.  He replied that it was a beautiful and powerful system, but it was like a loose tooth:  he was scared to “bite down” hard.   455 more words

Protestant Theology

On Dominant Psalmody

My position–which I won’t debate at the moment with my more Covenanter-ish friends–is Dominant Psalmody.   The Psalms in their entirety should comprise the majority of private and public liturgical devotion.   757 more words

Protestant Theology

SATURDAY READING: The Other Side of Despair, by Thomas Merton

From The Critic 24 (October-November 1965)

Ten years ago, conservative writers were already engaged in a definitive summing up of the “existentialist revolt.”  What had begun, they said, in the eccentric religiosity of Kierkegaard had ended in the open rebellion of Sartre against all that was decent and sane; and now it had even penetrated Catholic thought with the contagious of situation ethics. 


What to Do When We Can't Agree {Spurgeon Quotable}

From Spurgeon

The rarest harmonies of music are nothing unless they are sincerely consecrated to God by hearts sanctified by the Spirit. The cleric says, “Let us sing to the praise of and glory of God,” but the choir often sing to the praise and glory of themselves.

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Day off.

So, today is a day entirely for me. I have no plans as yet and that makes me bloody excited. What will I do? Will I clean my room? 206 more words


And he is the head of the body, the church. He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in everything he might be preeminent.

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