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Reformed Piety: Part 1

There have been a few attempts to understand the event of the Reformation in the lenses of factors other than doctrinal fidelity as the major impetus. 1,234 more words

Theology And Christian Living

Pie(ty) in the Face

Today’s readings (click below to open in new tab/window):
Psalms 143; 147:12-20, 2 Kings 9:1-16, 1 Corinthians 6:12-20, Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18

If a Christian prays in a forest and nobody hears, does she or he make a sound? 444 more words


Armageddon Supremacy European Tour 2017 - IMPIETY/WORMWOOD/ASAGRAUM/BODE PRETO

Some of our favourite Brazilians (and a Canadian but more on that later) Bode Preto are hitting the black metal trail across Europe this October in support of Singapore’s… 185 more words

Scotty Floronic

Mother Teresa

Piety, unflinching,
gaze of a thousand suns, rising, setting–
heart guiding a numinous row.
John Biscello

An Example of Heathen Piety

I was thinking about the ‘Lay of Hyndla’ today. There’s a beautiful, haunting passage where Freya talks about the piety of Her servant Ottar, whom She has transformed into the boar, Hildsvini — apologies to Old Norse readers. 265 more words

Al-Qadir (the All-Powerful)

He directs, from the mashriq

into the maghrib, a beautiful Sun

to swim

in breathtaking perfection

yet you feel He will not

make solace find… 20 more words


“If there is one who is irreproachable, a husband of one wife, whose children have faith, not open to the accusation of reckless living or undisciplined behavior, for it is required that the overseer is irreproachable as God’s steward, not intractable, not short-tempered, not violent, not greedy, but hospitable, a lover of good, prudent, upright, pious, disciplined, being devoted to the faithful Word as taught, that he might be able to exhort people in doctrine that is sound and reprove those who deny it.” 292 more words