The Reformation is 500 years old this month. Does it matter?
Yesterday I spoke with a friend who had just returned from Berlin. He visited a large church which advertised an exhibit on the “Lutheran Reformation”.
Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you: 13 But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ’s sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy.
Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom. (Luke 12:32)
This hymn was composed by pastor Johann Michael Altenburg in 1631 after having been forced to flee his home and ministry in Som-merda in time of war.
Ashteroth is alive and well and living at your local Starbucks. Whether you believe what you’re going to read or not, accept it or not, or care or not, it’s important for you to be able to recognize Ashtoreth, for this is one of the things God has told you in his Word that he consistently hates.
In the year of Christ 286, a most remarkable affair occurred; a legion of soldiers, consisting of six thousand six hundred and sixty-six men, contained none but Christians. This legion was called the Theban Legion, because the men had been raised in Thebias: they were quartered in the east until the emperor Maximian ordered them to march to Gaul, to assist him against the rebels of Burgundy.
There continues to be low-level attempt to recreate history by making Adolf Hitler a Christian. No matter how many times or in how many different ways these statements are repeated, they will never be true.
A great Christian hymn which describes the love and protection God offers to His people united by faith in the Son of God, Jesus Christ.
Let’s go back a half century to a different time in History, 1960.
Sarah Flower Adams was a Shakespearean actress in 19th century England. When failing health kept her from acting, she began to write hymns.
Nearer, My God, to Thee is based on the dream of Jacob in Genesis 28.