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Five Theological Orations by Gregory of Nazianzus

In my journey through reading Christian classics, I recently read Basil of Caesarea’s On the Holy Spirit.  Basil was good friends with Gregory of Nazianzus, together with Basil’s brother Gregory they are known as the Cappadocian Fathers.   2,043 more words

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Confessional Conferences for Reformed Unity

Back in the early 1990s, a unique effort was made to address several  pressing issues facing Reformed and Presbyterian churches.  The issues of concern were primarily egalitarianism (leading to women in ecclesiastical offices) and evolution.  602 more words

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A Chosen Vessel

But the Lord said to him,

“Go, for he is a chosen vessel of Mine
To bear My name before Gentiles, kings, and the children of Israel. 88 more words

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Luther's Pastor. Johannes Bugenhagen. Reformation Church

Prof. Erik Hermann describes the life of Martin Luther’s pastor, one of the most influential reformers at Wittenberg and the first to marry. The site also includes a fine timeline of Reformation events.

Johannes Bugenhagen | Reformation 500.

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Faith Alone Before Luther

If Martin Luther was the first Christian to come up with the idea that we are saved by faith in Christ alone, apart from any works, we would have reason to believe that his interpretation would be incorrect. 781 more words


God's Covenant

“When Peter saw it, he addressed the people, “You Israelites, why do you wonder at this, or why do you stare at us, as though by our own power or piety we had made him walk? 2,666 more words

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William Tyndale (1494-1536)

An English Reformer, a martyr and the single greatest translator of the Bible into the English language. Educated at Oxford and Cambridge, Tyndale’s passion was to make the Scriptures available to ordinary people.

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