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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

The Importance of Studying Church History

Why Study Church History?

Just a week or so ago I was asked to introduce some high schoolers to the topic of Church History.  My friend is a high school Bible teacher and he knows my passion for teaching Church History, so he asked if I would be a guest speaker and speak about the importance of studying Church History.   1,205 more words

Church History

Codification, Development, and Freedom: Completing Part 2, Dialogue with a Living Tradition: ch 5, 6, &7 of #FOGAP

In these three chapters, Johnson meticulously engages with Christian tradition to trace the early origins, later development, and contemporary teaching on the saints, particularly but not exclusively with Catholic tradition. 884 more words

Hurrying To Hear George Whitefield Preach The Gospel

This is the true account of Nathan Cole describing the moment he heard that the gospel was coming to Connecticut. George Whitefield was the preacher -as fields were emptied, people converged eagerly to listen with bated breaths. 899 more words

Christianity

Emperor Kangxi: Young Earth.

As I have written in my previous post, Emperor Kangxi of China wrote several poems concerning his Christian faith. But did you know that he was also a Young Earth Creationist? 552 more words

Early Church And Ancient Documents

Emperor Kangxi's Poems. A devoted Christian.

Under the rule of Emperor Kangxi (1654-1722: Qing Dynasty), China prospered and grew to become a very wealthy and powerful nation. He was made king at a tender age of 8, and ruled under a regent. 816 more words

Early Church And Ancient Documents