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Quote of the day - The Hungarian Reformed Confessio Catholica (1562)

“The law makes promises on an impossible condition of doing because it binds fulfillment of the promises to our strength—if you will do it (Phil. 123 more words

Church History

Incredible quotes - Pius IX

Here is Pio Nono (Pius IX), the longest reigning pontiff and the man who convened the First Vatican Council where the doctrine of papal infallibility was defined.  1,453 more words

Pilgrim's Progress Revisited

Quote of the day - James A. Wylie, "A Voice from the Philadelphian Church Age"

England, in reforming itself, worked mainly from the political center. Scotland worked mainly from the religious one. The ruling idea in the former country was the emancipation of the throne from the supremacy of the Pope; the ruling idea in the latter was the emancipation of the conscience from the Popish faith. 178 more words

Pilgrim's Progress Revisited

From where did the Baptists come? Part 1

There are four suggested origins of the Baptist Church

There are many different answers to the question, “where did the Baptists come from?”  It really depends on who you talk to as to which theory they agree with.   721 more words

Church History

13 Reasons We Need Church History

Matthew J. Hall

I love teaching on a wide range of historical subjects. Get me lecturing to undergraduate American history students on the Cold War and the emergence of political conservatism, and I’m in my scholarly happy place.  1,206 more words

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Quote of the day - E.H. Broadbent

“It is sometimes supposed that Scripture is not sufficient for the guidance of the churches without the addition of, at least, early tradition, on the ground that it was by the early Church councils that the Canon of Scripture was fixed. 125 more words

Pilgrim's Progress Revisited

Quote of the day (let's start with Spurgeon, of course!)

Herrad von Landsberg, Whore of Babylon, 12th century

“No peace with Rome” is the motto of reason as well as of religion.

From “The Religion of Rome,” C.H.

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Pilgrim's Progress Revisited