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Shepherds Conference 2015, Session 4

Stephen Nicols

1 Thess. 2:9 et seq

And we also thank God constantly for this, that when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men but as what it really is, the word of God, which is at work in you believers. 903 more words

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Tradition Disproves Catholic and Orthodox View of Apostolic Succession: Part I

Catholics and Orthodox teach that the Apostles named Bishops, and these Bishops named subsequent Bishops, and only men from this continuous line can administer sacraments necessary for salvation. 707 more words


The Sea Beggars

Posted at Beacon of Truth/ Our Christian Heritage:

While humble men were dying for their faith, Providence was preparing for the deliverance of the country. Following the withdrawal of William’s army, persecution broke out with ever greater ferocity until the unhappy country came to the realization that it had but one hope and that hope was William of Orange. 517 more words

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The Church and the World: Early 20th Century Responses to Liberalism

I am enjoying and learning a lot from ITunes University theological seminary series: first Carl Trueman’s (Westminster Theological Seminary) Reformation History series, and now… 731 more words

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March 6, 1475: Italian artist Michelangelo is born

March 6, 1475: Italian artist Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (d.18th Febraury1564) famous for his paintings (the Sistine Chapel), sculpture (“David”), and architecture (the rebuilding of St. 36 more words

An Unsung, but Influential Sermon in the Rise of the Modern Missionary Movement

On April 27, 1791, Andrew Fuller preached a message at a Minister’s Meeting at Clipstone. The title of the message was “Instances, Evil, and Tendency of Delay, in the Concerns of Religion.” The text was Haggai 1:2, “Thus speaketh the Lord of hosts, saying, This people say, The time is not come, the time that the Lord’s house should be built.” In the sermon, Fuller pleaded with his fellow ministers not to delay in regard to the work of missions and to use means for the spread of the gospel among the nations. 753 more words

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