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“The Importance of the Biblical Languages” by Martin Luther

An excerpt from: “To the Councilmen of All Cities in Germany That They Establish and Maintain Christian Schools” (1524) “All right,” you say again, “suppose we do have schools; what is the use of teaching Latin, Greek, and Hebrew, and … Continue reading

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How to Pray the Daily Office from the Book of Common Prayer (Part 4) – The Psalms

The Book of Psalms is an incredible gift of God to the Church. Regularly singing the entire book of Psalms is the spiritual practice I commend to people most frequently. Their uniqueness lies in while most of Scripture portrays the history … Continue reading

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How to Pray the Daily Office (Part 2) – Introducing the Book of Common Prayer

The Book of Common Prayer was so radical a book, its author got burned at the stake. Phrases from its pages like “Speak now or forever hold your peace,” “Till death us do part,” or “ashes to ashes, dust to … Continue reading

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Resurrection and Justification Part 1

An excerpt from “Saved By His Life” – a new paper I am working on: Since the Protestant Reformation, “justification by faith” has been the articulus stantis et cadentis ecclesiae—the article by which the church stands or falls. Stressing the … Continue reading

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