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The Wise Thief

JohnMann

The story of the thief on the cross has often been filled with speculation, which has distracted from a true understanding of Luke’s purpose of including the event in the gospel that bears his name. Perhaps the controversial, even violent, Eastern theologian Theophilus of Alexandria aids our understanding in his most famous homily and Eastern classic, and perhaps self-reflective “The Wise Thief”.

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The Days of Amos

kirksey2

Someone quipped: “Those who do not study history are doomed to repeat it. Yet those who do study history are doomed to stand by helplessly while everyone else repeats it.” Another observed, “The general population doesn’t know what’s happening, and it doesn’t even know that it doesn’t know.”

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A Lesson About the Father From the Son

Allen_Rea_low

This year will make ten years since the homecoming of Dr. Adrian Rogers. The great wonder of modern technology is that he is still preaching and will keep preaching until the Second Coming of Jesus Christ. He was truly the Prince of Preachers! He is one of this young preacher’s heroes.

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Who Was John Calvin? | Part Two

MartyComer

To be fair, Calvin and the Geneva Council were not the only ones of that period who believed that killing heretics was just. Many in the period thought that heresy was a poison to the people that must be dealt with severely. However, we must not simply let those who acted in such a manner off the hook too easily.

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Who Was John Calvin? | Part One

MartyComer

Because of the contemporary emphasis on Calvinism I thought that perhaps we should take a closer look at a man who, although he has been dead for over 400 years, still speaks to many in our day. Who was John Calvin? Where did he live? What did he teach? And would you want to live in a place where he exerted a dominating influence?

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