Monthly Archive: February 2013

XXII. Of Purgatory 20

XXII. Of Purgatory

Skipping Article 21 because it is of little relevance today. It was written for specific reasons, about specific churches, but it is interesting none the less, so here it is. XXI. Of the Authority...

A Mid Week Word 9

A Mid Week Word

“Therefore, brothers, since we have confidence to enter the holy places by the blood of Jesus, by the new and living way that he opened for us through the curtain, that is, through his...

Hell Freezes Over 131

Hell Freezes Over

Lighthouse Trails is already in mourning… 🙂 Much will be made of the fact that Rick Warren was on Pastors Perspective yesterday. It will all be wrong. Smith and Warren are not comrades in...

The “Fill In The Blank” Bible 90

The “Fill In The Blank” Bible

Some of you have probably heard of the “Jefferson Bible”. Founding father Thomas Jefferson did not believe in the ‘supernatural” parts of the Scriptures, though he claimed to hold to the moral teachings and...

Things I Think 187

Things I Think

1. “When one of you has a grievance against another, does he dare go to law before the unrighteous instead of the saints? Or do you not know that the saints will judge the world?...

Prayer & Praise 18

Prayer & Praise

We pray as often as we meet, that we might “perfectly love you.” Indeed, we have been commanded from the beginning, to love you with all our hearts and all our souls and all...

Open Blogging 79

Open Blogging

Forgive my absence…it’s been a tough week. I was going to complain, but remembered that some men spend their whole lives in a coal mine. They probably wanted a new job too… It’s all...

XX. Of the Authority of the Church. 27

XX. Of the Authority of the Church.

The Church hath power to decree Rites or Ceremonies, and authority in Controversies of Faith: and yet it is not lawful for the Church to ordain any thing that is contrary to God’s Word...

Things I Think 123

Things I Think

1. What are the biblical standards and qualifications for church board members? If you answered there aren’t any, you are correct. 2. Do not use the term “vision casting” if I’m close enough to...