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Sunday Sermon: Our Union With Christ, R.C. Sproul Jr.
Every Sunday I'm going to try to post a sermon (either written or audio) that I've found useful. For this first installment, I recently listened to R.C. Sproul Jr . speak on " Our Union With Christ ."  Like many of my Reformed friends, I'm a big fan of R.C....
Every Sunday I'm going to try to post a sermon (either written or audio) that I've found useful. For this first installment, I recently listened to R.C. Sproul Jr. speak on "Our Union With Christ."  Like many of my Reformed f...
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Supralapsarianism, Gomarus, Westminster, and Dort
Over on the CARM boards I was led into an interesting investigation on Franciscus Gomarus  (1563-1641). The post (from a Lutheran) which provoked my interest can be found here . The main assertion appears to be that Reformed theology, particularly Reformed ...
Over on the CARM boards I was led into an interesting investigation on Franciscus Gomarus (1563-1641). The post (from a Lutheran) which provoked my interest can be found here. The main assertion appears to be that Reformed th...
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500 Years of Protestantism: Luther and Calvin Destroy Marriage? (Part 2)
A while back I mentioned a Roman polemicist who posted The 500 Years of Protestantism: The 38 Most Ridiculous Things Martin Luther Ever Wrote . There's now a follow-up: 500 Years of Protestantism: Luther and Calvin Destroy Marriage . The basic thrust of thi...
A while back I mentioned a Roman polemicist who posted The 500 Years of Protestantism: The 38 Most Ridiculous Things Martin Luther Ever Wrote. There's now a follow-up: 500 Years of Protestantism: Luther and Calvin Destroy Mar...
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Luther: Why Should The Devil Have All The Good Music?
Did Martin Luther say, " Why should the Devil have all the good music ?" Probably not. It is certain though that CCM pioneer Larry Norman said it on his 1972 album,  Only visiting This Planet . I'm fairly fluent in Norman's music, and I can assert confident...
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Follow-up: Lutherans Coined the term "Calvinism"?
Recently I posted Lutherans Coined the term "Calvinism"?  which suggested that it may have been the early Lutheran theologian Joachim Westphal that came up with the term. Concurrently with this entry I posted the same information on the CARM Lutheran board ...
Recently I posted Lutherans Coined the term "Calvinism"? which suggested that it may have been the early Lutheran theologian Joachim Westphal that came up with the term. Concurrently with this entry I posted the same informat...
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C.S. Lewis... Remained a Protestant
I found this old post compiled by Matthew Shultz: To be Deep In Medieval History is to Remain Protestant . I was intrigued by the quotes. "C.S. Lewis once quipped that the more medieval he became in his outlook, the farther from Roman Catholicism he seemed ...
I found this old post compiled by Matthew Shultz: To be Deep In Medieval History is to Remain Protestant. I was intrigued by the quotes. "C.S. Lewis once quipped that the more medieval he became in his outlook, the farther fr...
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Rome says: Pay Me Now, Pay Me Later
Here's one of the most interesting debate moments between Dr. James White and Father Peter Stravinskas on the topic of purgatory. The entire debate can be found here .
Here's one of the most interesting debate moments between Dr. James White and Father Peter Stravinskas on the topic of purgatory. The entire debate can be found here.
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500 Years of Protestantism: Luther and Calvin Destroy Marriage? (Part One)
A while back I mentioned a Roman polemicist who posted The 500 Years of Protestantism: The 38 Most Ridiculous Things Martin Luther Ever Wrote . There's now a follow-up: 500 Years of Protestantism: Luther and Calvin Destroy Marriage . The basic thrust of thi...
A while back I mentioned a Roman polemicist who posted The 500 Years of Protestantism: The 38 Most Ridiculous Things Martin Luther Ever Wrote. There's now a follow-up: 500 Years of Protestantism: Luther and Calvin Destroy Mar...
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The Peasants Revolt vs.the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre
Over the years I've come across a number of Roman Catholics using Luther's harsh comments towards the peasants as means of discrediting him.  I've covered this a lot of the years, for instance: Luther and the Peasant's War Luther and the Peasants Revolt Lut...
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