Monthly Archives: August 2011

A Pair of Powerful Preaching Quotes

It’s easy for preachers and listeners alike to forget the massive, cosmic, significance of the preaching of the Gospel message. Let Martin Luther stir you to greater esteem of the proclamation of the Good News: “The Gospel simply means a … Continue reading

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83% Off Schaff’s Church History

I have commented before on what a valuable resource I have found in Philip Schaff’s History of the Christian Church (8 vols). Schaff was a Swiss Reformed theologian/church historian in the nineteenth century, and a prolific author/editor. His church history … Continue reading

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July Reading Report

God is a Warrior, Tremper Longman and Daniel Reid I read this biblical-theological study of the theme of God as warrior for a class I’m taking this fall at Southern Seminary, Christianity and War. The authors demonstrate the unity of … Continue reading

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Prayers Shaped by God’s Word

Here is a quote worth meditating on from Dietrich Bonhoeffer on how we should learn to let the Psalms, prayers inspired by God, shape our own prayers: “If we want to read and to pray the prayers of the Bible … Continue reading

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Kingdom Growth: Hidden, but Certain

And (Jesus) said, “The Kingdom of God is as if a man should scatter seed on the ground. He sleeps and rises night and day, and the seed sprouts and grows; he does not know how. The earth produces by … Continue reading

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